SWIMMER Nicole Livingstone has put her talent behind an event to raise money for a women’s health organisation in Clayton South.

The Jean Hailes Foundation (JHF) is running a Swim For Your Life event, featuring Livingstone, on Saturday, December 14.

The event will be held in open water at the Brighton Life Saving Club and there are three sections: 400m, 1.2km Nicole Livingstone Classic, and 4km swims.

Swim For Your Life marks the launch of the open water swimming season.

JHF spokeswoman Natalene Muscat said the aim of the event is to raise money and awareness for the foundation.

“The Jean Hailes Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation which provides a unique response to the health needs of Australian women …”

The swim is open to anyone and entries close this Friday.

For more information visit the Website at www.swimforyourlife.