The Lexington High School Chapter of the
National Honor Society

Lexington Youth Against Cancer Swim-A-Thon 2013

Project Information

Name: Lexington Youth Against Cancer Swim-A-Thon 2013

Project Coordinator: Emily

Signups: Closed

Maximum Number of Participants: No Limit

Start Date: 03/10/13

End Date: 03/10/13


Project Description

Lexington Youth Against Cancer is holding its third annual Swim-A-Thon to raise money for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute! The swim is on March 10, 2013 from 1PM–5PM at Minuteman High School (758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA right off Rt. 2A).

In general, many things go on all at once during the event. There will be food, A Capella groups and a DJ, Wally the Green Monster from the Red Sox, people swimming, and even a silent auction for people to win great items.

You can volunteer to swim if you would like and receive community service for the amount of time you swim (details on being a swimmer are at YOU MUST REGISTER BY MARCH 1st!

You can also get service credit for lifeguarding if you are lifeguard certified. (You will be asked to provide a copy of your credentials before the day of the event.)

If you would simply like to volunteer, we ask you to come in the day before the event (March 9th) to help set up the venue space (decorating, making signs, packaging goodie bags, etc.). The day of the event, we have volunteers to work at the registration table, help the swimmers find where they need to go, work at the food table, help at the silent auction, and much more! We will have tons of things for volunteers to do.

Volunteers will expected to help out with the following: -Setting up the day before the swim -Working at the registration table -Selling food at the event -Cleaning up after the event And more!

The adult coordinator is Tricia Bradley. She is in charge of the whole nonprofit organization (Lexington Youth Against Cancer.) Her email is (address redacted). The event website is

Thank you in advance for your help! When you sign up, please email Caitlin Hughes at (address redacted) and let her know if you would like to sign up to swim, lifeguard, or simply volunteer. You can even do all three! Feel free to email her with any of your questions!

PLEASE ALSO EMAIL TRICIA BRADLEY AT (address redacted). It is important that you tell her what time you would like to swim or what time you would like to volunteer. If you do not email her or Caitlin Hughes, you might not be included in updated emails regarding the event.



There are 21 NHS members participating in this project.