Organized by Team Captain Scott Whelan, the Old McDonalds are swimming to raise money for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) in honor of Doug McDonald, Ida Rae McDonald, Desmond Whelan and Jessica Evans, all who have fought or are fighting cancer.
Doug and Ida Rae McDonald are cancer survivors who were both treated and cared for at SCCA – Skagit Valley Medical Center in Mount Vernon, WA. Just this past year both were successfully treated at SCCA (Ida Rae for breast cancer and Doug for melanoma). Scott Whelan and Rochelle Whelan will swam in memory of the beloved Desmond Whelan of Galway, Ireland who we lost last year to cancer. David Corey swam in memory of his good friend Jessica Evans. Good Luck Swimmers!