The Little Falls Penguins of Bethesda, Maryland have been holding annual swims to raise funds for Team Hydro’s research grants for eight years now. Inspired by the story of their fallen teammate, Kate Finlayson, they find that using their swimming skills to contribute positively to the world and serve those in need is a wonderful
The Choose Your Own Adventure Challenge! COVID has stopped a lot this year, but it hasn’t stopped hydrocephalus. We still need a cure Get creative. Get determined. Make a difference. You could run. Swim. Walk. Do push-ups. Pledge to read a certain number of books. Or just make a donation — and invite others to chip
Coronavirus forced us to cancel all our 2020 Group Swim Events – but hydrocephalus patients and researchers need support now more than ever! That is why we are pleased to announce this ‘choose your own adventure’ event. Contribute and get involved HERE! Just set a goal that you will accomplish between now and August 29th
A note from Team Hydro Co-founder Peter Finlayson My beautiful sister Kate died when she was just 26. She taught me a lot about how to live life. A few years before she passed, she was preparing for YET ANOTHER brain surgery to treat her hydrocephalus, which meant among other things, lost hair.With my brother Samuel and a
We’re thrilled to announce that Team Hydro will be back at it with our swims in 2020: Alcatraz: Saturday, August 29th 2020. Sign up or donate at donate.teamhydro.org. Boston Harbor: Sun, September 13, 2020. Sign up here! Swims for Hydrocephalus: Stay tuned for more info. If you have any questions, please email us at email@example.com!
Team Hydro is incredibly proud to announce an exciting research update! Dr. Jennifer Strahle, recipient of a 2016 Innovator Award from Team Hydro, has been awarded a $2.4 million dollar grant from the NIH to work on Hydrocephalus. This award is a direct result of the data she generated using funds from Team Hydro and the
Team Hydro is thrilled to announce yet another successful pair of fundraising swims by two incredible age group swim teams: The Dorset Dolphins of Marietta, GA, and the Little Falls Penguins of Bethesda, MD. The Dolphin Dash took place on June 22nd, with 47 athletes completed a record 73 miles and raising almost $15k. Inspired
Listen to the voices of the patients, parents, physicians, and reseachers of Hydrocephalus. This striking video was created by Craig and Vicki Brown and the Hydrocephalus Association. It was featured at the recent event Vision Dinner: A Time for Awareness, A Hope for a Cure. Team Hydro is proud to be a founding partner of this effort.
Team Hydro completed its final swim of the season, as our swimmers crossed the waters on the Hahbah on Sunday, September 9th. Some 25 swimmers successful made the crossing as several dozen additional Team Hydro volunteers helped shepherd the swimmers in kayaks. Team Hydro members once again came from a very interesting range of backgrounds
The weather was warm and spirits were high as Team Hydro completed its 13th crossing from Alcatraz Island into Aquatic Park, San Francisco. 42 swimmers from across the country joined our ranks and raised more than $50,000 in the process! One thing that made this year’s swim particularly special was the participation of three hydrocephalus patients: