Karen and Brian Cohn co-founded The ZAC Foundation in 2008 in honor of their 6-year-old son; Zachary Archer Cohn who passed away after his arm became entrapped in a pool drain in July 2007.
The ZAC Foundation was established to prepare children and families for a lifetime of water safety. The organization works to strengthen pool safety legislation and funds advocacy, education and effective programming surrounding water safety. Zachary’s memory is the inspiration for the Foundation’s mission and activities.
of death for children aged 1 to 4 and the 2nd leading cause of death for children aged 5 to 14.