YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Monday’s Hometown Heroes went for a swim, but for a good cause.

Swimmers and alumni from Northern High School in York County participated in the “Swim a Mile… Bring a Smile” fundraiser.

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Every year, the participants swim one mile continuously to raise money for a local non-profit organization.

This year’s swim, which raised over $12,000, benefitted New Hope Ministries.