Charity Partners


Get to know some of our charity partners for the event. These groups help support the swim by promoting, supplying artwork and lunch items, and providing much needed volunteers to make the event run smoothly for all of the swimmers.

Maryland Swim for Life benefits these great charities...

ShoreRivers (formally Chester River Association)

ShoreRivers is a clean water voice for Maryland’s Eastern Shore and an advocate for the health of the Chester River’s living resources. CRA strives to promote stewardship of the Chester River - its forests, marshes, fields, creeks, and streams - as well as an understanding of the river's place in the economic and cultural life of our communities. In its efforts to improve water quality, educate the public and facilitate resolution of river-related issues. The Chester River Keeper helps provide a safety boats for the event and helps setup the course on race-day.

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Heart to Hand

Heart to Hand, Inc., a community-based 501(c)3, nonprofit HIV/AIDS focused organization located in Prince George's County Maryland. The organization’s mission is to provide and advocate for resources, and material assistance for use in making healthy behavioral changes attainable. Our focus is to make a positive impact on the quality of life for those in need by providing prevention and intervention services while ensuring early access to health care and treatment. Acting as registration assistants, breakfast and lunch servers, traffic directors, and timing assistants, Heart to Hand family and friends have become an integral part of the spirit of this event. 

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Quality of Life Retreats

Quality of Life Retreats offers a unique and holistic, participant-centered approach to educating, supporting and empowering people living with HIV. The Quality of Life Retreats program and its volunteers have conducted nearly a hundred life-changing, life-saving experiences, serving more than 3,400 participants. They offer spiritual, practical, educational and health resources to those whose lives have been or will be challenged by HIV.

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Making a difference in our community.