That Dam Swim for Hope 2018

That Dam Swim for Hope 2018

From Jim Cottam

That Dam Swim 2018 will take place on September 8, 2018 at Fontana Lake. We will be swimming, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding the length of Fontana Lake to raise money for The Hope Chest for Women.

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Please donate in support of Jim Cottam, Marty Moran, Steve Bradshaw and Chris Lechner as they attempt That Dam Swim/Paddle for Hope 2018.

What are they swimming? Across Lake Fontana in one day.

Why are they doing it?

Swimming & exercise is evidence based cancer prevention.

It is a way to give back to the local community.

They love a good challenge.

To honor loved ones who are breast cancer survivors

How do they do it?

With a whole lot of help from a team of volunteers, donors and support team.

They are motivated by the challenges cancer survivors overcome everyday battling cancer

They want to honor those who have been lost to this disease and swim in memory of loved ones.

Who will this years event benefit?

To benefit The Hope Chest for Women and the UNCA women's swimming team. The Hope Chest for Women is a local nonprofit in WNC that helps beast and gynecologic cancer patients.The Hope Chest for Women provides emotional, educational and financial support to women at risk or diagnosed with female specific cancers.

How can you help?

Please donate (All Amounts Big or Small) ask your friends, family and employer to donate and share on Facebook. Sponsorship's are available.

We need donors, volunteers, swimmers, kayakers and boaters to join us in these efforts.

Who to Contact?

Jim Cottam:


Executive Director of The Hope Chest for Women


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