New Milford High School sophomore Raj Kandhari is organizing a Swim Across America event in town.

The event will be held June 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Canterbury School on Aspetuck Avenue.

Proceeds from the Swim Team 6 Fight Against Cancer event will benefit cancer research.

Fifty swimmers, three lifeguards, volunteers and sponsors are sought.

Swimmers will be encouraged to raise funds for the cause.

Gifts, sandwiches, snacks and drinks will be provided.

Registration is $10 at the door.

For more information, visit www.swimacrossamerica.org/newmilford.