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Local Residents & Parents Help “Raise Dough” for Swim Across America Fairfield County

Nick Hyden now swims at the annual Swim Across America Fairfield County open water swim on Team Julian in honor of his friend and teammate. And his parents, Robert and Louise, do what they can to help support breakthrough cancer gene therapy research through Swim Across America and its local beneficiary the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) by raising more money through fundraisers at their COBS Bread bakery on High Ridge Road in Stamford. Continue Reading →

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Swim Across America Raised $385,000 in 2018 for Cancer Research

Swim Across America Fairfield County raised $385,000 in 2018 for its beneficiary, the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). The funds were raised during the group’s open water swim and other fundraising activities throughout the year in 2018. The funds raised support cancer gene therapy research funded by ACGT. In the past 12 years, Swim Across America Fairfield County events have raised more than $3.8 million for crucial support of the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). One hundred percent of all Swim Across America Fairfield County funds donated to ACGT go directly to support ACGT’s funded scientists. Continue Reading →

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Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Raises $385,000 for Cancer Research

Being inside and swimming in the pool at the Boys & Girls Club for the Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America didn’t dampen the spirits of the swimmers and volunteers raised more than $385,000 for the Swim’s beneficiary, the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT). Continue Reading →

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Team Julian Raises Largest Funds for Cancer Research at Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America Event

Julian Fraser, a 2014 graduate of Greenwich High School, passed away in February after a battle against osteosarcoma. His friends and family swam to honor him at this year’s Swim Across America open water swim. Collectively, the team raised over $82,000. Continue Reading →

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