Team Gus

We're challenging ourselves to swim to save lives

Every day, one young Aussie takes their own life – that's one too many.

Every dollar you donate to our fundraising page will help ReachOut provide all young Aussies with the support they need to be happy and well.

Thank you to our Sponsors

$1.57k

Gosolar Newcastle

Great Effort for a Great Cause.

$1.52k

First National David Haggarty

$1,000

Matt Clarke

Great cause! I am please to support you.

$515

Scott Daly

I assume you will be doing this in a Mankini??

$515

Janelle And Brett Shields

Thankyou Pat for your effort.It makes a difference to people’s lives .

$515

Martin & Ruth Jude

I think you should do it backstroke Pat!! Fantastic Pat, great effort

$515

Fiona & Darren Williams

Good luck Pat. What a great cause.

$515

Darren O'brien Plumbing

Good luck Pat and Jade. You are both doing an incredible thing.

$500

Julie Bowd

such a worthy cause pat

$312

Head And Heart Mindfulness

Huge congrats for your efforts and raising awareness!

$208

Rm Legal & Conveyancing

Hi Pat, we have been watching your every lap and are super proud of what you have achieved from Julie, Amanda, Justin & Nicole xx

$208

Sue And Michael Crush

Congratulations on your effort so far Pat. More reasons to say Pat Howard for mayor!!!!!!!

$208

Anonymous

$208

Nathan Lane

Great cause pat. All The best with your training. The lane family

$156

Lewer Family

From the Lewer Family

$156

Boydell's

Great effort and cause Pat, well done!

$105

Peter Delangre

Go, go, go Reggie

$104

Kim Jones

Pat Howard you are a champion

$104

Anna Mckinnon

You’re an amazing example to all around you!

$104

Stephen Applebee-coffee Finance

$104

Chris Mongan

$104

Smart Artist

Plenty of stock photos of your previous achievements in the water if you need them.

$104

Richard Jones

Well done old mate, great cause and got the crew mobilised, well a few of em!!

$104

Peter And Ivana Daly

Good luck pat very proud of you

$104

Steve Thomson

$104

Citicoast Showerscreens & Glass

Well done Pat, amazing effort for a noble cause. We are so proud of you & are blessed to call you a mate! πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ

$104

Bruce Dimmock

$104

Maddi Horrocks

You’ve done well PatrickπŸ’™

$104

Lib Cantwell

Terrific effort Pat!

$104

Tom Hogan

$100

Aussie Maitland

Thank you for taking up the challenge to support this fundraiser which affects too many in our community.

$100

Jess Schafer

On ya Pat!! You’ve got this!;)

$100

Kim & Marty Horrocks

Well done Pat!!!

$100

Nichols Electrical

$100

Hunter Legal & Conveyancing

Proud to support such an amazing cause. Go Pat!

$78

John Cannon

Well done mate great cause, keep up the good work. Canno

$78

Sandra Bishop

Hope it all goes swimmingly!

$54

Bridget Dobbie

Make dem waves Pat!

$52

Anonymous

$52

Patrick Howard

$52

Ryan Slater

$52

Margaret Lawrence

Keep a nice steady pace - or swim like the devil is on your tail....either way you will be a winner...!!!!!...Good Luck!

$52

Louise Runchel

$52

Sneddon Hire

good luck, which pool?

$52

Christel, Martin And Eli

Good job Pat! You're a good man for doing something about mental health for others, especially such a huge undertaking! Love Christel, Martin and Eli

$52

Elizabeth And Michael Howell

Well done Paddo x

$52

Ellen Sciberras

Just keep swimming! Love the Banks xox

$52

David Apps

Have fun Pat. I've signed you up to do a Maitland Triathlon Club in April so get yourself a bike and some joggers.

$52

Kaitlin Crowe

$52

Trish Nicholls

Good on you Reggie - so proud of you for making a difference πŸ‘ (and Josh would be too). Good luck with the rest of your challenge. πŸ₯°

$52

Rochelle Wade

$52

Peter Collins

Nice work Pat

$52

Michael Kelly

$52

Janice Haydon

Go Pat!

$52

Rumbo

Great Work Patrick... the most graceful Bull-Walrus in Budgy Smugglers I’ve ever seen!!!

$52

Mr Andrew J Davis

Let us be the wings beneath your wind! GO PAT!

$52

Jules & Nick Austin

Goodonya mate!

$52

Rob Auer

Well done Pat. Keep it up

$52

Jono O'toole

$52

Rebecca Harwood

Patrick your efforts have been remarkable! The world needs more humans like you!

$52

Clare Briscoe

Good Luck Patrick!! 😊😊😊

$52

Janelle

Wattfamily5 supports you all the way and this great cause

$52

Margaret And Cathy Haydon

Great work Pat

$52

Kim Crowe

Go go Patty🏊‍♂️

$52

Ben & Sarah Scott

If you do the 31kms, I’ll see you in the Harbour swum next Australia Day! Good luck.

$52

Wilks Family

Just keep swimming

$52

Libby Hennessy

Great cause Pat - legend!

$52

Margaret Hogan

Well done Pat

$52

Plumbing Hq

Well done Pat and good luck! From the Tomson family (Linda, Brock, Ren and the Kids).

$52

Dan Shultz

Well done mate!

$52

Jade Tweedie

Go get em for Gus legend ! πŸ’™ Jadeo

$52

Kim Pull

$52

Tim Gentle

$52

Maddi Horrocks

just keep swimmingπŸ’™

$52

Nadia Brown

Good going Pat! Love your work!!

$52

Simon Hogan

Love your work Pat!

$52

Kate Harris

$52

Mita Wetini

Great work Pat

$50

Gibbo

You’re a beautiful man!

$50

Lisa Creighton

$50

Thornton Realty

$47

Sarah Rees

Amazing effort!! Love you xx

$47

Jody & Lana Unicomb

Fantastic effort Pat for such a worthwhile cause.

$42

Meg Jude

$40

Buzz

$38

Hodgy

Last swim of the year was a 3.8k so $1 a 100m for ya bro - well done great effort πŸ§‘πŸ’œπŸ§‘πŸ’œ

$32

Glenn Goldie

$31

Beverley Bowden

Good on you Ryne, I hope you do well.

$31

Sharon Clifton

Great job

$31

Terry Humphreys

Onya legend πŸ’ͺ

$31

Alison Wood

$30

Kristy Harris

Awesome work Pat!

$26

Jack Howard

$26

Kelly Burgess

Proving yet again to be an integral member of our community. Well done! Wish I could give more

$26

Tanya Turner

Great cause, mate

$26

Clare Wilkinson

You legend. Love your work Patty! :)

$26

Andrew Foord

Well done big fella!

$26

Jenny Aitchison Mp

Congratulations on such a life affirming and healing decision and all the effort that will follow. Thank you for ensuring we don’t forget those we have lost, and that we are more resourced to help those who need it:

$26

Louise Fernie

Go Pat! Great work for a great cause.

$26

Cody Purkiss

Love the work mate

$26

Libby Lawrence

Love your work Pat - so do you need a cheer squad - I know people

$26

Nat Young

Great work Pat, great cause

$26

Tom Short

πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

$26

Hannah Dobing

$26

Felicity Robbs

$25

Brett Naylor

Well done mate. Great cause !

$25

Tim Cavanagh

$21

Rach Tomkins

Your doing an amazing thing and you should be very proud. It’s such a worthy cause. Good luck

$21

Rachel Merkus

Well done. Great cause. Inspiring.

$21

Kate Cheetham

So inspiring & such a giant heart.

$21

Wendy & Duncan Lang

Good luck Patty ! Well done ! Wendy and Duncan πŸ’™

$21

Christine Thick

Proud of you Reg, you are a champion x

$21

Annette Faulkner

$20

Savannah Hay

Love ya work Pat

$20

Dr Gollan

Keep it up Big Guy!

$16

Mikayla Mcgregor