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Ways To Donate

How to Donate

Our mission is to remove accidental drowning from its perch as the number one cause of death of children 1 to 4 years of age. Donations to Josh the Otter will be used to educate children and their parents worldwide about water safety.

What Your Generosity Makes Possible

Educational Supplies & Materials

Mascot Events in Classrooms

2 kids fun floating device

Partnerships with Swim Instructors

2 kids floating animated

Float Lessons for Toddlers

Water Safety Books, Videos, and Media

Water Safety Books, Videos, and Media

Teaching Students in 50 US states & worldwide

Make A Donation

$ 100

Sponsor a Classroom Event hosted by Josh the Otter

$ 1000

Buy a Mascot Suit for a new community to learn from

$ 5000

Deliver Free Josh the Otter education worldwide

$ 500

Translate the Josh the Otter book to reach more children

$ 2500

Make Float Lessons more affordable and accessible

$ 10000

Introduce a new community to Josh the Otter education and training


How to Help

Funding is solely dependent on the support we receive from generous donors. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. Here are some of the ways you can donate:

10 Years of Impact

From tragedy to triumph, the Collingsworth Family founded a nonprofit that became a movement. We are now a worldwide water safety effort. We’ve educated families on water safety in classrooms, community centers, events, water, and at home.
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Children reached per year with the Josh the otter book

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Free books and materials distributed worldwide

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Languages translated into


Help us create Water Safety Awareness in homes, communities, and classrooms all over the world

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