2019 Annual Benefit Auction featuring Michael Phelps

Josh the Otter Water Safety & Awareness Project

Our goal is to educate children with a fun and simple message:
To stay away from water unless accompanied by an adult.

Josh the Otter Water Safety & Awareness Project

Our goal is to educate children with a fun and simple message:

TO STAY AWAY FROM WATER UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

“Josh the Baby Otter” was created to help children comprehend and remember this important message. Ultimately, we want to create a water safety behavior for all children that will be passed on from generation to generation.

We have already distributed several thousand copies of the book to daycares, preschools, and kindergarten classrooms across the country. With ongoing support, we will continue our efforts to incorporate this life saving message into every educational curriculum in the United States and beyond. We believe the book; “Josh the Baby Otter” has and will continue to save countless children’s lives.

“It’s an awesome program and more schools are calling us all the time to do it,” Hersh said. “If every year we hit the kindergarten class where we have kids who are at that point where they’re adventurous, we’ll be ahead of the game.”

The 2016 JCMF Golf Tournament raised over $60,000.00 to support our water safety educational programs!

We THANK all of our amazing supporters across the U.S. and worldwide! Because of YOU over 1 million children have heard the life-saving message of water safety with Josh the Otter!

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3 days ago

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Team Josh is praying for our friends and neighbors in Nebraska. The loss is devastating, these are the great people that feed this country with their farms. God Bless Nebraska

Nebraska Farm Bureau
A Northeast Nebraska farm family narrowly escapes the devastating flood waters of the Niobrara river before their more than 100-year-old family farm is destroyed.

Farm and Ranch families across the state are struggling to recover from the heartbreaking loss. Please donate to the Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund to help farmers, ranchers, and rural communities get back on their feet: ow.ly/FdTR30o8oLm #NebraskaStrong
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7 days ago

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Never leave your children unattended in or around water!This tragedy is a reminder that it’s not just infants who need to be watched during bath time. Older toddlers and children are equally at risk when left unsupervised. #saferbaths #watersafetyfirst
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