This event is many things to many people, but at its core, it is a critically important fundraiser for LifeFlight of Maine, a nonprofit organization and our state’s only emergency medical helicopter service. Since we started operations in 1998, LifeFlight has touched the lives of nearly 27,000 critically ill and injured people from nearly every community in Maine.

We know that not everyone is a born fundraiser, but get this: Last year’s swimmers raised an average of more than $3,000 per person! That’s right, people just like you raised more than $440,000 for LifeFlight!