Published: Oct 14, 2012 10:57 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On October 27th, George Williamson, 54 will attempt to swim from Ft. Myers to Cape Coral to raise money and awareness for local at-risk kids.

Williamson has been an amputee for 27 years.  He mentors troubled children in the community.

Williamson will attempt to swim the Caloosahatchee River from Fort Myers to Cape Coral at the Mid-Point Bridge on Saturday October 27th at 9:00 AM.

Donations can be made online here or by mail.

Checks should be made payable to Not In My City with the memo Kids.

Mail checks to:

2110 Chiquita Blvd. S

Cape Coral, FL 33991

For more information, call (239) 823-5081