DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Monday’s hometown heroes spent some time in the water to help non-profit organizations.

Penn State Harrisburg hosted its 11th annual “Swim for a Cure” event on Sunday, Jan. 22.

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Solo swimmers and relay teams swam all day, and in the end, they raised $4,500 for Penn State’s “THON,” which helps pediatric cancer patients and their families.