Heather’s Polar Plunge Personal Fundraising Page

My Polar Plunge Story

I’m truly honored to be plunging again into freezing Lake Michigan for our 13th year in a row for this amazing cause! I so appreciate my friends and family who jump with us each year and for those loved ones who have so generously donated year after year! The hugs and thank yous we get from these athletes at the Plunge each year makes is so worth while.  I’m proud to be once again jumping with My Buddy’s Blizzard Bunch! Xoxo, Heather

Join us for the 2020 Chicago Polar Plunge on Sunday, March 1st for the 20th Anniversary! Take the challenge and jump in Lake Michigan for Special Olympics Chicago! All are welcome to join us, whether you go knee deep, waist high, or take the full plunge. 

Be #FREEZINFORAREASON and support the 7,500+ special olympians who compete year-round in the city of Chicago. All funds raised will benefit the Special Olympics Chicago athletes, covering program costs such as transportation, sports equipment, team uniforms and food. Through your participation, people with intellectual disabilities have the opportunity to discover new strengths, abilities and success. 

Plunge as an individual alongside other supporters, join a team or create your own fearless team. Recruit friends, family and co-workers to #MAKEASPLASH. Teams with 20 members or more will be awarded for their efforts with a free, round-trip bus. Teams that raise $20,000 or moe are eligible to receive a 20x20 tent. All are invited to the post-plunge "Melt Down Party" with music, food, cash bar and more! 

Make the #PolarPromise and register for the Chicago Polar Plunge today. See you Sunday, March 1, 2020! 

Facebook: Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children's Charities

Instagram: specialolympicschicago

Twitter: Sp Olympics Chicago

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My Supporters

  • Nichole Kaptur March 2020
  • Michelle Wawrzynski February 2020 $50.00
  • Heather Bailey Practicing what I preach! February 2020 $100.00
  • Joseph Restifo February 2020 $100.00
  • Hannah Nicolet February 2020 $26.25
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  • Reese Family Charitable Foundation Go Heather January 2020 $800.00
  • Mary Ruberry The Parking Spot Way to go, Heather! -Your Parking Spot Family January 2020 $315.00
  • Joel Anderson January 2020 $262.50
  • Erika Simono You go girl!! So proud that you do this year after year for such a great organization! January 2020 $210.00
  • Becky & Vineet Gosain Go get 'em, Heather!!! :) February 2020 $105.00
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