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Polar Plunge 2011 - Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana

Donations as of October 09, 2015:

$4,231.00 Raised Offline
$457.00 Raised Online
$4,688.00 Total Raised

Polar Plunge 2011 - Indianapolis

In 2007 we went to our first Polar Bear Plunge; I as a spectator, and Erin as a participant along with several members of her Special Education Department and other staff members from Center Grove Middle School Central.  The event was such a good time for such a great cause that I told Erin I'd join her in '08, and we've been going back every year since.

For those that have not been, it is a great time for participants and spectators alike.  Radio and TV stations are broadcasting live, music is playing, plungers and supporters are dancing, and everyone is having a lot of fun.  Hot chocolate keeps us warm as we await our turn (aaand maybe a little bit of Kahlua too...) :) and there is a costume contest every year with a lot of good/funny entries!  Then of course we have the plunge itself!  Yes, it's just as cold as you might imagine - literally taking your breath away as soon as you enter the frigid waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir.  Once in, you head out towards the firemen in their protective-thermal suits to give 'em all high-fives (and avoid their intentional splashes as best you can), then make your way back to shore.  It's over before you know it though and you're always glad you did it!  There is a luncheon that follows and prizes are awarded for the team and individual that raise the most funds.  Our fundraising efforts are to support Joe's Plunge Team and we've continued to top the 'team' list for several years thanks to all of you!

We appreciate you visiting our Fundraising Page.  Please know that donating through this site is totally secure.  Thanks again for your support -- and feel free to forward this to anyone who you think might also want to donate to the Special Olympics!  ...Oh, and one last thing - if you ever want to take the plunge yourself, we always welcome newcomers and would love to have you join us!

-Jeremy & Erin


Comment Donation
Brian & Kimberly Baker Last but not least....
Poker Plunge Fundraiser Thanks to all who played and/or participated in the 2nd Annual Poker Plunge!
Tyler Keene I had to make it even!
Jenny Aslani
David & Andrea Diedrich Chart a Course-Stay the Course
Freddie & Christine Burden All things are possible for them that love the Lord.
Joling and Josh Tidwell I told Josh he has to join your team next year...
Jennifer & Wade Alter What a great cause! Good luck!
Teresa and Ted Plunge on!
Sara Robinson You guys are crazy but this is a great cause!
John & Sally Couture Great Cause. Our Son in Madison does this as well!!!

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