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Good Causes

Each year the Skipton Swimarathon raises money for good causes, here in Guernsey. To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we decided to donate £1,000 to 40 beneficiaries to help improve the lives of local people.

After calling for applications from Guernsey based charities, organisers of the Skipton Swimarathon selected 40 good causes to benefit from the fundraising in 2016.

The 40 beneficiaries chosen for the 2016 event were:

  1. 12th Guernsey Scout Group
  2. Access – Ability
  3. Active
  4. Alderney Baby and Toddler Group
  5. Alderney Community Swimming Club
  6. Amherst Primary School PTA
  7. Autism Guernsey Ltd
  8. Bright Tights
  9. Cardiac Action Group
  10. Caritas Community Charitable Trust
  11. Choices LBG
  12. Every Child Our Future
  13. Friends of Le Murier
  14. Friends of the Priaulx Library
  15. Guernsey Group of Riding for the Disabled Association
  16. Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association
  17. Guernsey Scout Association, 10th Scout Group
  18. Guernsey Alcohol Advisory Service
  19. Guernsey Bereavement Service LBG
  20. Guernsey Cancer Support
  21. Guernsey Caring for Ex- Offenders
  22. Guernsey Citizen Advice Bureau
  23. Guernsey Disability Alliance
  24. Guernsey Gateway Club
  25. Guernsey Kidney Patients Association
  26. Guernsey Marlins Special Swimmers Club
  27. Guernsey Mencap
  28. Guernsey Multiple Myeloma Support Group
  29. Guernsey Scout Network
  30. Guille-Alles Library
  31. Headway Guernsey
  32. Les Beaucamp High School PTA
  33. Liberate
  34. Male Uprising Guernsey (MUG)
  35. Notre Dame School PTFA
  36. Safer LBG
  37. St Johns Residential Home
  38. St Martin’s PTA
  39. St Mary & St Michael Primary School PTA
  40. Young People Guernsey LBG

Previous beneficiaries of the Swimarathon include: Autism Guernsey, Channel Island Air Search, Saumarez Park Playground, Cardiac Action Group, Young People Guernsey, Extreme Sport Park, Ron Short Centre, Jessant House, Guernsey Society for cancer relief - Bulstrode House, a number of Youth Clubs, Maison St. Pierre, Grow Limited, W.R.V.S, equipment for handicapped swimmers, St. John’s Ambulance and Rescue and last year, The Guernsey Cheshire Home.