Since its launch in 1988, the Swimathon has raised over £631,440, the vast majority of which has been given directly to a variety of locally-based charities. Any charity who would like to be considered for benefit in future years, should get in touch with our Charity Liaison Officer for further information.
E-mail: Charity Liaison Officer
Swimathon 2018 charities: St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice, Taunton Foodbank Development Project and Mind in Taunton & West Somerset.
Swimathon 2017 charities: Stand Against Violence, Apple FM Community & Hospital Radio, Mother & Baby Home in the Taunton Area and Taunton Association for the Homeless.
Swimathon 2016 charities: School in a Bag, Barnado’s, Reminiscence Learning and Horseshoes and Handprints.
Swimathon 2015 charities: School in a Bag, Benchmark, Ups and Downs Southwest and St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice.
Swimathon 2014 charities: The Josh Evans Trust Fund, the Albemarle Centre, the North Taunton Partnership (Priorswood Community Centre) and St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice.
Swimathon 2013 charities: The National Blind Children’s Society, Friends of Somerset Young Carers Project, the Taunton Opportunity Group and St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice.
Swimathon 2012 charities: Citizens Advice Bureau, SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment), SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death) and St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice.