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Sponsors and Charity

Sponsor Information

Free Race Entry:

To qualify for a free race entry, for the JMLS Lake Swim, become a RMST Sponsor for only $500.
First, register for the swim, in the normal way. Next fill out the Sponsor Request Form. To find out additional information about sponsoring, please review our Flyer for Sponsors.
Once the Sponsor Request form has been processed, you will be refunded your registration fee. (Due to USMS Rules, an official registration must be done to qualify for the event insurance.


Sponsors are an essential part of the success of the Jim McDonnell Lake Swim. Since RMST is a non-profit organization, contributions are tax deductible. Contributions (i.e. Sponsors) may range in amount; whereupon, Sponsors will be rated as follows:

  • Platinum Sponsors at $3000
  • Gold Sponsors at $1000
  • Silver Sponsors at $500
  • Bronze Sponsors at $250

Should you want to contribute or sponsor the last swim, please fill out the Sponsor Request Form: Sponsor Request Form (PDF Format)

Charity Information


Charitable donations have been a part of JMLS since 1999 when part of the proceeds from the swims were donated to Lymphoma charities. Amounts given and recipients have increased over time. Recipients over time have included Lymphoma Research Foundation, Reston Cornerstones , Tender Hearts, Naval Special Warfare Foundation,LiveStrong, American Porphyria Foundation.

Recipient – Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc.

sponsor-RestonTriHerndon-Reston FISH, Inc. (FISH) is a volunteer, nonsectarian, nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing Friendly Instant Sympathetic Help to local residents in short-term crises. Every year, FISH helps thousands of people in all demographics in predominantly very low income levels. FISH responds to requests for rent, utilities, medical and dental support, household items and other short term emergency needs. We help to prevent an eviction, keep utilities from being turned off, and pay for medical prescriptions. We are a member of the Connections for Hope Partnership and work closely with social workers from Fairfax County, local schools, hospitals and other organizations. Additionally, we conduct monthly Financial Literacy Classes to teach basic budgeting and money management, support healthy nutrition through SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) matching programs at the Herndon Farmers’ Market, and provide hundreds of food and gift baskets to people during the holiday months. Finally, FISH operates The Bargain Loft, a thrift store that provides affordable community shopping. Net store proceeds help support emergency financial assistance to local residents.

Recipient – Lymphoma Research Foundation

sponsor-RestonTriThe Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date information about this type of cancer. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.

Their goal is to change the future for everyone whose life has been affected by a lymphoma diagnosis. They are dedicated to funding biomedical research focused on the origins, treatment and identification of a cure for lymphoma; to raising public awareness of the disease; and providing support and services to people with lymphoma, their families and caregivers.

JMLS Swim Event


JMLS 2019 Event Information:

Click HERE, to get Swim Gear

2019 JMLS Sponsors

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Support Services

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Event Registrar

    Lynn Hazlewood Email

Sponsor Liaison

Gordon Gerson

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