Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death of children under 5.  Watch as Little Rees Specht learns the importance of being safer in and around the water.  Please invite your children to watch this with you and share it with as many people as you can.  With your help, we can help educate children all over the world about how important it is to “ReesSpecht the Water”

A special thank you to our National Water Safety Sponsor:  




Additional thanks to our Social Media and Marketing sponsor:

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The ReesSpecht Life Foundation is now booking assemblies (K-2, 3-5, Middle, and HS) for the 2019-2020 school year.  Call us at (631)-353-9924 or email us at [email protected] today to book your assembly.  If you have budget concerns, we will work with you to find a price that works for your school’s needs.  See more in the video below:


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Enjoy this short teaser of our upcoming “A Little Rees Specht for Water Safety” animated water safety video! Stay tuned for the release date!!!

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Our Toy Drive begins tomorrow!  Over 49 Locations all over Long Island.  Help us make a difference in a child’s life this holiday season!

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Please consider joining the ReesSpecht Life Foundation and our Sponsor and partner in Drowning Prevention, Saf-T-Swim at our first annual “ReesSpecht the Water Gala” This Friday, October 26th at 6:30 pm at the Sea Star Ballroom adjacent to the LI Aquarium.  Enjoy a night of dancing, great food and wine and beer as you bid on our over 70 gift baskets! (Download basket description .pdf HERE!)

To order your tickets click the picture above or click: HERE

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: Saf-T-Swim! 



A very special thank you to our gracious donors and partners in prevention:



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We are currently accepting donations of baskets for our October 26th, 2018 Fundraiser at the Sea Star Ballroom next to the LI Aquarium.

No item is too small!  Please help us in our quest to educate Long Island’s youth about the necessity of being safe around the water.

This is such an important mission and every little bit helps <3

Click HERE, or the image above, to register your donation.

Thank you so much!


Rich and Samantha Specht

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