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Team Carden is entering our Second Decade of participating in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Chicago. Join us or make a donation 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 Ryan Carden, Tommy Nee, and the 7,500+ special olympians who compete year-round in the city of Chicago. All funds raised will benefit the Special Olympics Chicago athletes and the program at Norwood Park specifically, 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. 

Recruit friends, family and co-workers to join me and Team Carden. We have a bus transportation to the lake and back, a warming tent, and a party upon our return.

Make the #PolarPromise and join Team Carden or pledge a donation.   See you Sunday, March 1, 2020! 

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  • Russell August 2020 $40.00
  • Carole Hyatt (Valentino) Better late than never! August 2020 $26.25
  • April 2020 $200.00
  • April 2020 $13.12
  • Erin Garofoli March 2020 $500.00
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  • Susan Smyth Go Team Carden!! February 2020 $525.00
  • Tim Carden February 2020 $525.00
  • Erin Garofoli March 2020 $500.00
  • Susan ODonovan Plunge Katie plunge! February 2020 $315.00
  • Markel Corporation February 2020 $300.00
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