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I'm excited to be taking the Polar Plunge for the first time in 15 years. The Special Olympics is such a wonderful organization and I'm happy to help them by taking part in the 2020 Chicago Polar Plunge presented by Jackson on Sunday, March 1st for the 20th Anniversary! When I jump into Lake Michigan for Special Olympics Chicago I know I'll be Freezin' For A Reason.

I hope you'll get behind me 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. 

If you'd like to make a donation you can by clicking the link below.  I appreciate your support and hope you'll get behind me as I take the icy dip Sunday, March 1, 2020!

Thanks, Mike 




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  • Beverly Dayhoff April 2020 $10.00
  • Patrick Elwood Good job Pal! March 2020 $50.00
  • Adrienne Balow March 2020
  • Assata Bazile February 2020 $21.00
  • Mike Wilder I'm issuing a significant shrinkage warning! February 2020
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  • Jason VanHaverbeke February 2020 $200.00
  • Tom Skilling You're wonderful to do this, Mike! Good luck! February 2020 $200.00
  • Jackie Bange Strickland YOU GO fellow weekend warrior! We're behind you in spirit... not in water! February 2020 $100.00
  • Doug and Jamie O'Connor January 2020 $100.00
  • Nancy Anderson January 2020 $100.00
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