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SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS

2010 Polar Plunge Yorkville Yorkville, Illinois

Donations as of December 19, 2014:

$0.00 Raised Offline
$985.00 Raised Online
$985.00 Total Raised

Suzanne Thompson's Fundraising Page

In the center of this page is my beautiful Special Olympian, Caitlin McKenzie. Caitlin competed in her first Special Olympics at age eight. The moment she crossed the finish line with arms thrown open wide I experienced personally what it was to see a "champion". The pride and excitement that shown on her face was proof enough to convince me that Special Olympics was life altering, not only for the athlete but also for their families. It was something I wanted my daughter to be a part of forever!

On March 7, I will be joining our team as we jump into a freezing lake to raise money for and awareness of the Special Olympic athlete and all that these wonderful athletes are capable of because of the opportunities Special Olympics provides. At age 21 Caitlin continues to compete with more than 22,000 athletes throughout the state of  Illinois in a variety of sports! Your donation will help provide athletes with intellectual disabilities the chance to participate in year-round sports training and competition. Because you show that you care we are able to give every athlete the opportunity to experience greatness, excel in sports and experience first hand what it feels like to be a "champion".

Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. I hope you will join our team. If you can help with the gain, I can handle the pain of the icy water!

Caitlin and I would like to thank you for your support. Feel free to forward this to  –  anyone you think might want to donate and be a part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois. Love, Suzanne a proud parent and Special Olympian, Caitlin McKenzie

        "Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt". SO oath

Supporters

Comment Donation
Janice Gilligan
$25.00
Julie Thanks for sharing your daughter with us. She is an amazing young lady.
$20.00
Tom Murray Best of luck -- keep warm -- Tom and Jan
$200.00
SeedLink LLC Wishin' you THE BEST!
$100.00
Bonnie Latta
$20.00
Lowell & Van Good luck! We're praying for a warm day.
$25.00
shira & david christian may God bless your efforts!
$50.00
Erica Tendall and Chris Kauth Good luck!!
$25.00
Mary L Larsen A wonderful gal you are Caitlin.....
$30.00
Anonymous
$30.00
Stephen Tendall We're behind you all the way
$50.00
Mark Tendall Sending some warm wishes (and sunshine) from California!
$50.00
Santa Way to go GIRL.
$100.00
Jeanine & Lynnette Calogero What a good cause, what a brave woman!!
$20.00
Jack, Jennifer, Dusty and Theresa and Family Couldn't think of any other team we would want to support.
$100.00
Russ and Martha Tendall Good luck and God Bless!
$50.00
Judy Stemen I will pray for a mild day!!
$50.00
Marilyn S. Yuhas For all the Special Olympians----my love and support!
$40.00

Donation Summary

Raised Offline
$0
Raised Online
$985
Total Raised
$985
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