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Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

11 February 2018

The Polar Plunge events raise money for Special Olympics Michigan. Over the years, the plunge has raised as much as $35,000, Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman said.

LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally.

Special Olympics Arkansas supports 15,000 athletes across the natural state that compete and train year round in 20 different Olympic type sports.

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"You know, helping out and making a difference is just what makes it go home for me", Herrmann said.

During the Polar Plunge, people "plunge" into the North Platte River near the Trails West YMCA Camp.

To have the privilege of jumping into the water, each participant had to raise a minimum of $50 for Special Olympics Oregon.

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More than 200 people braved the rain and took the plunge for a good cause Saturday.

This is just one of the fundraising efforts for the more than 16,000 Special Olympics athletes.

Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for raising pledges and creativity.

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Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge