In 2008, six-year-old Abbey Taylor died from injuries she received from an improperly maintained wading pool drain. Her hope was that no child would again suffer or die as the result of a preventable entrapment. The Abbey's Hope Charitable Foundation works tirelessly on her behalf.
2023 Water Safety Public Event Line Up
UMN Water Safety Festival 4/30
Sign up today for water safety lessons, life jacket giveaways, paddleboarding lessons, and underwater hockey demo and so much more!Register Here
Splash into Summer 5/20
Join Abbey's Hope and our community partner's for this year's premier water safety event. Come and see how a water rescue is performed, check out a sheriff's boat, collect cool swag and safety info. This is not to be missed!More Event Info Here
Water Safety Camp 5/28
Join us for fun and education at the Shoreview Community Center. Take a swim lesson, check out a water patrol boat and so much more!Shoreview Park and Rec
WaterFest Lake Phelan 6/3
Join this family friendly festival celebrating our clean water and the opportunities our lakes and rivers provide. Enjoy hands on activities, food trucks, live performers and cool prizes.View More
Help spread the word on social media by posting a photo or video of you wearing the Water Watchdog tag. Be sure to use #waterwatchdog, and help keep people safe in and around the water.
You can honor Abbey’s legacy and help us fulfill our Mission by making a donation to Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation.
Abbey's Hope is continuing our mission of Safer Kids by giving away 2022 lifejackets in 2022!
We are looking for sponsors and volunteers to help us make this endeavor a success.
Senator Amy Klobuchar reflects on working with Abbey’s Hope to get the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act passed into law.