Brevard County Chapter: Scholarships & Education (2020)
Supporting this project will save a life!
Our mission is two fold: Education & Scholarships. Once a family understand layers of protection for drowning prevention, they may need financial assistance to skill their child. This is when the SSF Scholarship program steps in. Swim Safe Forever knows that what is best for our children is not always possible within our budget. In an effort to provide more children in our community the gift of survival. Swim Safe Forever provides partial scholarships for survival swim lessons based on financial need. Financial need is determined by family income in association with federal poverty guidelines. You can help by donating to this project.
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About This Project:
Our goal is to reach as many families in need as possible with scholarship funds. Through your generous donations we have been able to reach families and skill children who otherwise did not have the financial means to obtain high quality swim lessons.
A child who knows how to save himself in an aquatic environment is a child who survives! This is the difference between life and death.
SSF also provides educational matierials to our ocmmunity through the use of the national project Parents Preventing CHildhood Drowning. Funds raised will also support our efforts to reach parents with drowning prevention information before their children reach the water alone.
Funds raised go directly to pay for survival type swim lessons & drowning prevention educational programs.
Families apply through the scholarship program (https://www.swimsafeforever.org/brevard-county-scholarship)
A scholarship committee reviews each scholarship application and determines the amount of financial support that family qualifies for and if funds are available. The Scholarship Committee Chairmen gives the final approval/denial. SSF also has a very thorough application process for instructors. This ensures that each child receives lessons that actually provide survival type training from a competent instructor.
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