Recap of 2019 SEAL Swim


Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim and Run 2019

On August 3, 2019, a team of over 35 Navy SEALs swam across the Hudson River from Jersey City to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City to raise over $200,000 for GI Go Fund to help in its efforts to end veteran homelessness and provide veterans with job training assistance.

Thank you to all the swim sponsors: Home Depot Foundation, McCarter and English, JobPath, NYC Vets, Port Authority NY/NJ, FDNY, NYPD and more.


Thank You Ceremony for Police Officers and Firefighters

Honoring all the Police Officers and Firefighters who helped make the inaugural Navy SEAL Swim on 8/3/2019 a success. GI Go Fund presented members of the Port Authority Police Department, NYPD, FDNY, and NJ State Police with flags worn by the SEALs during the event, thanking them for everything they did to make it possible. Group also presented FDNY Chief John Sudnik with a special award for his tremendous support and leadership throughout the event.


GI Go Fund Stand Down for Homeless Veterans 2019

Annual Stand Down for homeless veterans in Newark, NJ. Over 300 veterans receiving food, clothes, medical aid, haircuts, legal assistance, and housing support during one day event.

Event made possible in part thanks to the Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim on August 3, 2019 which raised over $200,000 to benefit homeless veterans and their family members.