Best of SAA + SwimOutlet Contest – 2019

Again this year, we’re offering an exciting opportunity to show your love for SAA and win a $100 SwimOutlet.com gift card. Enter by tagging @saaswim and @swimoutlet in your SAA – spirited photos from event day and we’ll pick the best one from each open water swim. Grab your friends and family and show us the best the SAA community has to offer like these winners!

SAA – Houston

Winner: Natalie Marshall

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SAA – Tampa

Winner: Tori Kirkman

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SAA FAMILY TREE (MAY 2019)

SAA Family Tree is a monthly focus on stories that display the impact all the members of the Swim Across America family have both locally and nationally. If you have a story or link you’d like to share, please send here.

 

SAA – Baltimore

SAA – St. Louis

SAA – Houston

SAA – Atlanta

 

 

The SAA – SwimOutlet Contest is Back in 2019!

Back again this year, we have partnered with SwimOutlet for a social media photo contest for all of our open water swims! All summer, we’re offering an exciting opportunity to show your love for SAA and win a $100 SwimOutlet.com gift card. Enter by tagging @saaswim and @swimoutlet in your photo from your swim and we’ll pick the best one. Grab your friends and family and show us the best the SAA community has to offer!

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#WHYISWIM for SAA in 2019

Swim Across America is highlighting our amazing participants and top fundraisers in 2019 and their inspiration for why they swim with SAA. If you are interested in sharing your #WhyISwim story with us, contact Allie.

Mel Smith – SAA – Seattle

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Meet Mel Smith who has been participating in SAA – Seattle for 10 years. Here is why Mel got involved: “I moved to the Northwest in 2005 with my wife to be closer to our offspring.  I have been swimming competitively since 1958 so getting involved in “Open Water” events has been one of my passions.  In Illinois I had competed in the 5K Big Shoulders event several times including 2005. I first became aware of SAA when my daughter participated in SAA Chicago.  When I heard about SAA Seattle and their support of the Cancer Care Alliance it was a natural.  My father and several friends succumbed to cancer at early ages.  A nephew is a current survivor as are several of my fellow Masters swimmers. This year will be my 10th year in the Seattle event.  Missed one due to a concussion and my medical doctors did not want me in the middle of Lake Washington just in case there was a problem.  I have been a Wave Maker every year and look forward to my 10th race this fall.”

Karlene Denby – SAA – Houston

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Spotlight is on Karlene Denby from SAA – Houston. Karlene jumped into things with SAA – Houston from the very beginning at the planning meeting in January 2018, when she decided to be a part of the leadership team there. Here is why she got involved: As a life-long swimmer, I am excited that an open-water event is in my home town with all proceeds staying right here in the Houston area. I’ve been impressed by the transparency and accountability built into the SAA fundraising model, with careful vetting of research projects, ensuring that funds are used only for research, and annual follow-up on the progress of the research. I am collecting donations in memory of two very dear people that I lost to cancer. First and foremost is my mom, Julia Trebesiner. My mom passed away in August 2011 from Myelodysplactic Syndrome (MDS). She only survived four months after her diagnosis and lived with us from initial diagnosis to her death. Those four months were both the most difficult and most rewarding times of my life. At the time of her death, MDS was not even classified as a cancer. But research has shown that it is one of many cancers of the blood. Second is my friend, Meg Kneeshaw. Meg passed away on Thanksgiving Day 2017 after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. Meg was a teacher, a super athlete, loving wife and mother, and dear friend. Meg passed away six months before her planned retirement and never got to see her daughter, Molly, graduate from high school. While she was taken from us far too soon, Meg received excellent care at MD Anderson Cancer Center, the beneficiary of the Houston swim.”

Julia Kotora – SAA – Atlanta

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Julia is 15 years old and will be participating in her third SAA – Atlanta swim. Here is why she got involved: “I swim because I love feeling free and calm when I’m in the water, and it always helps me with the rest of my day. My first time in the water was when I was half a year old, and then it progressed to swim lessons, summer league, school swim, club swim, and now coaching for my summer league. I heard about SAA from Madeleine Singletary when I was still swimming with Swim Atlanta, and I knew immediately that it was something I wanted to do. I swim for SAA because I want to be a part of this amazing cause that is making a huge difference in our community and in the U.S. I knew many people who had cancer and ended up dying because of it so, I swim in honor of them. This September will be my 3rd year doing SAA-Atlanta: I’m so excited and I hope to raise even more money than last year!”

Carli Taymans – SAA – Tampa Bay

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Carli Taymans from Swim Across America – Tampa Bay. Carli was featured on WSTP in Tampa this week for her inspiring story and meaning behind her participation this year. Carli participated in last year’s SAA – Tampa Bay swim when her mom, who was there to cheer her on, visited the Moffitt Mole Patrol during the event and found out she had Melanoma on her back. The Melanoma was removed and her mom’s health is fine now but it gave a whole new meaning to Carli’s participation in this year’s open water swim. Carli says “I’ve definitely put a lot more work into it this year because of what happened to my mom.”

John O’Neill – SAA – Rhode Island

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Meet John O’Neill from SAA – Rhode Island. John has been apart of the Rhode Island swim since the very beginning and here’s why he got involved: “Janel, former CEO of Swim Across America, haired and asked me for advice about how we might go about setting up a swim in Rhode Island. I joined the local Board of RI swim and began to recruit local college and university teams in support of the effort and it has grown into something every team looks forward to as a team-building event at the beginning of each school year. We are very fortunate to have so many teams and schools who understand the significant role they now play in the fight vs cancer. Our swimmers, Alumni, families and friends here at Providence College look forward to our next swim in September.”

Sulaiman Azam – SAA – Tampa Bay

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This 9 year old rockstar is Sulaiman Azam who has raised over $1,000 for SAA – Tampa Bay this year. Here is why he swims: “I had 3 close family members pass away before I was born due to different forms of cancer, my great grandma, my great Papou (Greek for grandpa) and my great uncle Jim so I never got to meet them. My aunt Stephanie also lost her father to cancer right before her wedding so my little cousins didn’t get to meet him. I swim in their memory and honor, and to help fund research and treatments for those who are currently battling cancer. I swim to help prevent It in the future so people don’t have to lose their family members prematurely.”

Beverly Andrews – SAA – Charlotte

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Meet Beverly Andrews who participates in SAA – Charlotte. Here is why Beverly got involved with Swim Across America: “I was born a water baby. My mom enrolled me in infant swim classes, next were swim lessons and neighborhood summer league and later in elementary school I joined the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center to swim year-round. I swam in high school and walked onto Clemson University swim team. I have always loved swimming.” Beverly got her daughters involved in neighborhood swim team which is where she met our very own CEO Rob Butcher. She says, “In 2014, my father-in-law, Chris Andrews, was diagnosed with AML M5 Leukemia. He was treated at Levine Cancer Institute by Dr. Michael Grunwald, who became more than just a doctor and is now a family friend. In 2016, Chris lost his fight against leukemia. Our family will never be the same. I swim in memory of Chris. I swim to support leukemia research at Levine Cancer Institute, doing something I love.”

Pat Harrington – SAA – Houston (MAC Pool Swim)

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Pat Harrington participated in SAA – Houston’s first pool swim of the year – MAC Against Cancer. Here is why Pat swims: “Swimming is “physical meditation” to me.  Moving through the water immediately puts me in “the zone” for the balance of the day.  Once I moved through college swimming, a ten year break, then into Master’s and attended my first Masters Nationals in Fort Lauderdale I was hooked.  While watching the age category of 95 to 100 year olds race backstroke (my best event) I was truly inspired to continue Master’s swimming forever. I first discovered SAA when my coach (the Hall of Famer Richard Quick) passed away from cancer in 2009 and I participated in his honor.  In early 2016 I was diagnosed with cancer and went through the “full meal deal” of chemo, surgery and radiation while continuing to swim.  Whenever I was able to get in the water, all my concerns and fears melted away. The fellowship, competition and comradery lifted me up and kept me positive and persistent. It still lifts me to this day and I am so grateful and blessed to have this world to play in.”

Kelly Walsh – SAA – Baltimore

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Kelly Walsh is a top fundraiser in SAA – Baltimore right now. Here is why Kelly swims with SAA: “I was the one in eight – one in eight women who would get breast cancer. I never thought it would be me, no one ever does. But if cancer doesn’t affect us, it affects someone we care about. For me, it was one grandfather, one grandmother, five aunts and uncles, a cousin, myself and my husband. Last year, I swam for an aunt who was battling cancer for the fourth time. She passed away the weekend of the swim. This year, I swim for another aunt who is battling cancer for the second time. I swim for the every one in two men and every one in three women who will be diagnosed with cancer. And I swim for all our friends and family who are fighters, survivors and angels. I swim because they are our family and friends, not just statistics. With Swim Across America, I hope we can change some of those numbers.”

Candace Hendra – SAA – San Francisco

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Candace Hendra has participated in multiple SAA events including: SAA – San Francisco, SAA – Atlanta and SAA – Chicago. Here is why Candace swims: “I have been associated with SAA since 2007….In 2006 I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer–my pledge to myself was to recover and give back and found SAA to be the perfect fit. I have completed multiple SAA events in SF Bay both as a swimming participant and as a volunteer swim angel. I also did the swim in Chicago(2010) and Atlanta(2017)–my plan is to do the Detroit swim this year—I am a native Detroiter. I was diagnosed with Salivary gland cancer in 2017–Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. I swam throughout treatment with both episodes. I do the swim to give thanks and gratitude that I am still alive—-swimming and the daily feel of the water is a reminder of life and the need to move through it.”

Tori Kirkman – SAA – Tampa Bay

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Tori started swimming in high school and fell in love with the sport. After college, she joined an awesome team who introduced her to open water racing. She is new to the SAA community and said “Last year, I was walking by North Shore Park in St Pete and stumbled upon a race. That’s where I first learned about Swim Across America, and I vowed to myself I’d sign up next year.” She has many friends and family members who have been touched by cancer including her cousin, mom, boyfriend’s father and the list goes on. Tori also was a member of the Colleges Against Cancer, Biomedical Engineering Society where most of her research papers centered around emerging cancer treatment studies. Tori says “With Swim Across America, I can combine my love for the sport with my dream of us living in a world where fewer people are impacted by cancer, and those who are have cures available to them. Every dollar raised brings us closer to prevention, detection, treatments, and cures. I am trying to make a positive impact, and that is why I swim.”

Peter Carlson – SAA – Fairfield County

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Peter Carlson is one of the top fundraisers for SAA – Fairfield County right now and here is why Peter swims: “I swim because I know that by swimming, I can get many others involved in this cause that would not normally be involved in it. The cause is so important to all of us. I swim to raise money for cancer research. I swim in memory of and in honor of my many friends and family members who have been affected by cancer.” Peter raised over $32,500 last year for cancer gene therapy research through Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT)!

Stephen Brown – SAA – Charlotte

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Stephen Brown is the leading fundraiser for SAA – Charlotte. He has participated in the swim since it started 3 years ago and is co-captain for MSA Team Out My Box. Stephen is swimming in memory and honor of many friends. One of those friends, BJ Correll is a true inspiration for Stephen. He says, “In Dec 2015 I had the honor to meet BJ and make his life long dream come true to be a Navy SEAL by presenting him with a certificate from SEAL Team 8 naming him a honorary SEAL. BJ Correll fought the bravest and most courageous 3 1/2 year fight against aggressive acute lymphoblastic leukemia with grace and unwavering faith in God. He epitomized bravery and courage in the face of adversity. He never complained. His smile and the sparkle in his eyes remained throughout his fight. He was a true warrior. This year our MSA family has three teammates that are dealing with Cancer in their personal life. We are doing everything in our MSA family to be there for them. We are MSA Strong.”

Tiffani Panek – SAA – Baltimore

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Tiffani has been participating in SAA – Baltimore since 2016 and is currently one of the top fundraisers for 2019. Tiffani says: “I swim in memory of so many of my friends and family I’ve lost and those that are still fighting. I joined in 2016 as part of Team Bayview even though I’d never done an open water swim before and was terrified. But if they could go through cancer, then I could do this. It was an incredible experience and I continue to swim every year for the day when cancer is a thing of the past.”

Joyce Kelly – SAA – San Francisco

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Joyce Kelly participates in SAA – San Francisco and is currently the top fundraiser. Here’s why she does it: “My sister-in-law and I live far apart. Nearby family members have helper her tremendously with meal deliveries, birthdays, etc. but because of distance I cannot help in the same way. I wanted her to know I am with her in her struggle. I never swam 1.75 miles in the SF Bay before and yes it’s a challenge but nothing like the challenge Karen faces confronting her cancer. If everyone does what they can – a call, a meal, a donation – and yes train to swim from the Golden Gate to shore we all move step by step (or stroke by stroke) towards a cancer free future.”

Lisa Simon – SAA – Chicago

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Lisa has been involved with Swim Across America – Chicago since 2016 and is currently one of the top fundraisers for 2019! Here is why she swims: “In 2015, my dad passed away after a courageous and difficult battle with melanoma. Cancer is one of those diseases that will affect everyone at some point in their life. In 2016, I received an email for Swim Across America and thought this would be a great way for me to honor my dad. I joined Team Anne, Mike and Friends after a friend of mine introduced me. I swim in memory of my dad, Charles Simon. I swim in honor of family and friends who have battled and beat cancer. I swim for the young child to the adult who have battled cancer. I swim because we need to find a cure for cancer.”

Aaron Kwittken – SAA – Long Island Sound

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Aaron Kwittken has been involved with SAA – Long Island Sound since 2017. Aaron suffered from severe, chronic asthma and allergies as a kid and didn’t learn to swim until he was 11 years old after the doctor said it would help rebuild his lungs. He was a competitive swimmer in high school and began racing in Ironman-distance triathlons 10 years ago. He says, “I swam the SAA – Long Island Sound 5K with Team Mackey in 2018 and watched my friend and our team captain, Mike Kelly conquer the 10K. His feat inspired me to train for the 10K this year. I am swimming in memory of my friends Kate Foster and Dave Robb. I too am a cancer survivor (melanoma). Swimming saved my life so now I swim to help save others.”

Meet the Event Directors of SAA

Swim Across America is lucky to have many amazing leaders to organize and run our open water charity swims. These people are the heart and soul of our organization and we could not do this without them. Read more about each of them below.

Amy Maguire – SAA – Tampa

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Amy has been involved with Swim Across America for 2 years.  She started out as a sponsor and in 2017 was asked to be the event director for the Tampa Bay swim.  She lead her first SAA – Tampa Bay event in April 2018.  She says: “SAA’s focus solely on cancer was a great draw for me.  I was hooked when I began working with the National team and meeting the other event directors.  Everyone is committed and kind.  I have volunteered for thirty years for countless organizations and this team has expertise, focus, kindness and are willing to help in so many ways.  They are supportive.  I believe we can make a difference in cancer care and research.” Her favorite parts about SAA are seeing the swimmers come out of the water, hearing survivor stories and seeing the benefits of our donations.

Mark Barr – SAA – Houston

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Mark got involved with SAA last year and is the ED for one of our new swims this year in Houston. Mark is a cancer survivor, lifelong swimmer, Paralympian and Nurse. He says: “Getting involved with Swim Across America was an easy decision for me. I love SAA’s mission to help unite the community while raising funds for cancer research and clinical trials by hosting swimming events around the nation. Houston is home of the largest medical center in the world and also has a robust swimming community, which together has the potential to make a massive impact. SAA is unique in that it designates ahead of time which hospital and doctors will be the beneficiaries of the funds raised, and I like that swimmers and fundraisers will know exactly where their dollars are going.”

Michele Graham – SAA – Fairfield County

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Michele started working with SAA – Fairfield County (previously SAA – Greenwich-Stamford) as a volunteer in 2013 and became the ED in 2015! Michele’s SAA journey started after her daughter, Nicole, was diagnosed with ALL leukemia in 2012. Nicole’s journey was “particularly heartbreaking — cancer treatment leading to sepsis shock, 2 weeks in a medically induced coma during which she incurred strokes on both sides of her brain.” Nicole started her cancer journey a tri-varsity athlete and 30 days after being diagnosed, was in a paralyzed state. Once she had recovered and was in remission, Nicole was asked to be the honored speaker at the 2013 SAA – Greenwich-Stanford event. You can view her entire story here. After celebrating her 5-year cancer free in Oct. 2017, Nicole relapsed at the beginning of Jan 2018. She had a stem cell transplant on June 29, 1 week after she co-chaired the 2018 swim. Michele says “I knew my journey included doing something to help other cancer patients and families. No one should have to go through what Nicole and our family went through. When the call came in January of 2015 asking me to be the ED, I knew this was my destiny. I’m committed to seeing the end of cancer for everyone.”

Kitty Tetreault SAA – Boston & SAA Rhode Island

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Kitty has been involved with SAA from the very beginning, starting as a swimmer for a couple years and then transitioning over to an Event Director. She started because it was fun and had just had a baby and was looking to change things up a bit. Kitty has many great memories from SAA but says “the best part is getting to meet so many interesting people who are passionate about swimming, our cause and making a difference.”

Tony Sibio – SAA – Long Island Sound

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Tony got involved with SAA after his son, Daniel was diagnosed with stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma. His tumor was inoperable and the cancer spread to both lungs. Daniel was treated at NY Presbyterian Hospital, which is a beneficiary of SAA – Long Island Sound and is now in remission and him and his wife Liz have 2 beautiful girls Juliana & Isabel.  In 1992, Tony’s friend Frank Weber’s wife Kathy passed away from cancer and the Glanz brothers were starting a swim for SAA in her memory. Tony got involved then and says “now the rest is history.” His family and friends have participated over the years. His cousin Michael has been on the committee since 1995 and it is a great way to fight cancer and come together as a team. He says “we lost my cousin Debbie in 2015 to lung cancer. We need to continue our fight.” His favorite part about SAA is the “many, many friends I have made over the years. I enjoy working with everyone at National and with our Long Island Sound Committee, all the swimmers, donors, volunteers, and beneficiaries. Our goal is 100% cure rate!”

Jill Roethke – SAA – Nantucket

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Jill has been involved with Swim Across America since 2012, when she was a team captain and swam the 1-mile during the special SAA – Nantucket 25th anniversary swim. She has been a competitive swimmer all her life and comes from a family of swimmers but got involved after her husband had been diagnosed with cancer. Jill became a Co-Event Director alongside Jim Pignato in 2013, after she convinced SAA to bring back the annual swim. Her favorite part about SAA is “making a tangible difference in our community, being a part of something bigger as a part of the Swim Across America family and the friendships that have evolved directly as a result of SAA both locally and nationally.” She also says, “One of my favorite memories is being on the support boat while Grant Wentworth raised over $150,000 for SAA-Nantucket while swimming from Cape Cod to Nantucket.”

Nicole Vanderpoel – SAA – Denver

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Nicole Vanderpoel was the Event Director for the inaugural SAA – Denver swim in 2018. Nicole learned of SAA through her friend Sheri Hart who was involved with SAA – Atlanta. Nicole had a passion for swimming and helping all to live a better life. She also has many friends and family who have suffered with cancer and she wanted to make a difference and help fight cancer locally in Colorado! She says “I felt there is so much passion in Colorado for swimming and fighting cancer that we could truly make this happen and make It magical.” Her favorite SAA – Denver memory thus far was her “involvement with Children’s Hospital Colorado and Patient Ambassadors” and “watching the swimmers come out of the water after they achieved their goals in swimming knowing they are helping to fight cancer.”

Scott Whelan – SAA – Seattle

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Scott has been involved with Swim Across America for 10 years now. He got involved because he “enjoys every aspect of the swimming community and really wanted to find a way to defeat this ugly disease called cancer.” Scott’s favorite part of SAA events is “high-fiving and shaking hands with swimmers and watching the expression of deep accomplishment as they exit the water.”

Leslie Lucas – SAA – Dallas

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Leslie Lucas is the Co-Event Director for SAA – Dallas and has been involved with SAA since she first swam in the Dallas event in 2012! Leslie switched over to the Event Director role in 2016! She got involved with SAA originally as a way for her and her three sons to honor her father who passed away from lung cancer in 2010. Her family kept participating annually because they found the event to be “such a fulfilling way to honor other friends and family members that were cancer warriors.” She says “the more I learned about SAA, the more passionate I became about the organization’s mission. SAA fills a void as we find the most promising phase 1 research that often isn’t supported by the government or big drug companies.” Leslie’s favorite part about SAA is “watching people feel empowered and energized by doing something tangible to fight this disease that often leaves us feeling helpless is so rewarding.”

Alison Milsapps – SAA – Atlanta

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Alison is a Co-Event Director for Atlanta this year but has been a part of the swim since its inception in 2013! She first got involved as the captain of Team Accenture, who is one of the presenting sponsors for SAA Atlanta and spent the first few SAA years organizing and rallying the Accenture swimmers and volunteers. She said “I really loved getting to know SAA as an organization and the people that are involved, so I took on a larger role in my personal time as part of the SAA core committee and have been the land and water volunteer coordinator since 2017. I am beyond thrilled to expand my role even further in 2019 and cannot wait for a fantastic event!”

Susan Helmrich – SAA – San Francisco

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SAA – San Francisco Co-Event Director Susan Helmrich has been involved with the swim for 13 years and has held her role as Co-Event Director for 12 of those years. Susan had always heard about SAA and was told numerous times It was and event she should get involved with but it didn’t exist in California until 2006. That’s when Susan met Janel and was instantly hooked on SAA. Susan swam her first SAA event in 2007 and switched over to co-event director in 2008. Susan has many favorite parts about SAA but said “Mostly, I just love the people who are involved. We say It is the SAA family…and It really is!”

Annie Applegarth – SAA – Baltimore

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Annie Applegarth who will be celebrating her 10th year being apart of SAA – Baltimore this year. Annie got involved with SAA after her friend Betsy (who was the first year chair for SAA – Baltimore) discovered she was a 5 year cancer survivor and also managed large events, asked her to help with SAA. In her first year, Annie managed hospitality (tents, chairs, food, etc.). She also learned to swim and created a team of new swimmers called “Millie’s Mermaids.” Annie’s favorite part about Swim Across America is “teaching and coaching new swimmers for our events. I love watching them come into shore for their first swim. They continue to swim and raise money, but their stories are amazing and learning what brings them to the swim is heart warming and inspiring.”

Mary McCullagh – SAA – Charlotte

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SAA National’s own and SAA – Charlotte Event Director Mary McCullagh started volunteering in 1989 when her then friend, turned husband Mark McCullagh, who was also her teammate on the Boston College swim team, saw a feature on PBS about Jeff Keith’s Run Across America and the first LIS swim. Mark’s family had a house on Craigville Beach – very close to Nantucket – and he thought it would make a great venue for a big swim. They connected with Jeff and Matt, rallied their BC/NY/CT swimmers and friends and organized the first swim in the Nantucket area. From there Mary served as one of the early Executive Directors, continued to help manage some of the first SAA swims and then left to raise her family. She got back involved with SAA in 2016 when our CEO Rob Butcher opened the national office in Charlotte. Mary’s favorite memory so far was “helping to build the Chicago swim and the Nantucket Sound crossings from scratch.”

Jenna Stevenson – SAA – Houston

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Meet Jenna Stevenson who is a Co-Event Director for SAA – Houston. Jenna got introduced to SAA in 2013 in Dallas, TX. Since then she has been involved with SAA – Dallas, SAA – Atlanta, the inaugural SAA – Denver and now is the co-event Director for SAA – Houston. Jenna said ”SAA hits close to home for me as I have had many people in my life diagnosed with cancer. I am fortunate to say that because of the top of the line care they received and the research that has been done, many of my family and friends are survivors.”

Brad Johnson – SAA – Charleston-Kiawah

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Brad got involved with SAA – Charleston-Kiawah in 2016 when he was the team captain for the open water swim clinic. He was then asked to be event director in 2017 for the first official SAA – Charleston-Kiawah Open Water Swim. His favorite part about SAA is “absolutely split between the impact each dollar has in the fight and working with the team at SAA. As a late-stage cancer survivor and clinical study patient, I do not feel I will ever reach a point where my giving back has been completed. Others gave so I could fight and win. We give so others can fight and have the opportunity to win. That is always #1. Working with the team at SAA is truly a blessing in and of itself. Dedicated, passionate, giving and just plain old good people.”

Best of 2018 Beneficiary Check Presentations

Swim Across America celebrated the end of the year across the country by presenting checks to our esteemed beneficiaries. Here is a collection of smiling faces as the hard fundraising work is now seeing its impact multiplied in the fight against cancer.

SAA – Tampa at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and Moffit Cancer Center

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SAA – Chicago at Rush University Medical Center

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SAA – Charlotte at Levine Cancer Institute

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SAA – Baltimore at Johns Hopkins Medicine

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SAA – Atlanta at Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 

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SAA – Greenwich at Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy

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SAA – Nantucket at Nantucket Cottage Hospital 

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SAA – Seattle at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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SAA – San Francisco at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

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SAA – Denver at Children’s Hospital Colorado

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