On November 27, the Water Rat Swim Team will gather together at the Westport Weston Family Y for "Swim for the Philippines," a five-hour event to raise money for Save the Children's Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Swimmers who are 8 and under will swim as many laps as they can in 30 minutes. Swimmers who are 9 and over will push themselves to see how many laps they can swim in 60 minutes.

A "Swim for the Philippines" schedule and PDF explanation and contributor sheet to record donations may be found at www.westporty.org. The Water Rats Parents Club has also created a web page on Crowdrise, a fundraising site for charity. Donations may also be made online at Crowdrise.com/swimforthephilippines.

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