MATT BROWN LEARN TO SWIM ENDOWMENT

The Greensboro Sports Council established the ‘Matt Brown Learn to Swim Endowment’ in honor of the Greensboro Coliseum Complex managing director in 2017.

The goal of the Greensboro Aquatic Center’s Learn to Swim program is to teach every second grade child attending Guilford County public schools water safety skills.

The Alarming Statistics…

0

children
drown
each week in the United States

For every child who dies from drowning,
another 5 receive emergency department care for nonfatal submersion injuries

0%

of all children
do not know how to swim

0%

of African American children
do not know how to swim

0%

of Hispanic children
do not know how to swim

0%

of Caucasian children
do not know how to swim

The Challenge…

 
23%

Only 23% of Guilford County second grade students can participate at current funding levels.

  • There are 69 elementary schools in Guilford County with over 5,600 second grade students.
  • GAC Learn to Swim Program is 100% privately funded
  • Average Cost: $40 per student; $3,400 per school for 10 class sessions
  • Average Annual Cost for ALL 2nd Graders: $230,000
 

How YOU Can Help…

 

To make a difference providing life-saving skills to Guilford County second grade students, make your tax-deductible donation to the Matt Brown Learn to Swim Endowment.

Checks Payable and Mail to:

Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Memo Line: “Matt Brown Learn to Swim Endowment”
330 S. Greene Street, #100
Greensboro, NC 27401