Splash Foundation's Blue January Challenge
Splash Foundation's Blue January Challenge28 Mar 2022
A big thanks to Deb Hanley, Dominic Tsui and Nicolas Gontard for being monthly donors!
The Blue January Challenge required Simon and Libby to swim daily in the cold ocean water for the 31 days of January. In order to raise money for the Splash Foundation, they set a goal to find 31 new monthly donors to go along with the 31 days. The Splash Foundation is Hong Kong’s only charitable organisation dedicated to providing free learn-to-swim programmes for under-served communities, including migrant domestic workers, kids from low-income communities and kids with Special Educational Needs (SEN). They have taught nearly 4,000 adults and kids how to swim since being founded in 2015.
January can be a challenging month for athletes, especially with the latest covid closures of gyms and pools, but the ocean is still open and braving the cold water has a myriad of mental health benefits as well!
Throughout the month of January, HKFC Swimming and Triathlon members joined Simon Holliday and Libby Alexander (Co-founders of Splash) for their Blue January Challenge.
If you are interested in Splash or making a donation, please visit their website www.splashfoundation.org