Our Team Fundraising Page

Our Story

Join us for the 2020 Chicago Polar Plunge presented by Jackson on Sunday, March 1st for the 20th Annviersary! 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 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 presented by Jackson today. See you Sunday, March 1, 2020! 


Facebook: Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children's Charities

Instagram: specialolympicschicago

Twitter: Sp Olympics Chicago

Our Team

Check our past Chicago Polar Plunge!





of your goal reached









Team Badges

View All Event Badges

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors

Recent Activity

Our Supporters

  • Sandra Ramirez Sorry it took me a bit but just wanted to show my support for a good cause!!!! ❤️ March 2020 $26.25
  • Leslie Bayer March 2020
  • Antonia Lopez Go Farmer Tom, go!!! February 2020
  • Anonymous You are the best person we know. Good luck - Odom and Emily February 2020 $78.75
  • Tara Brown GO FARMER TOM!!! February 2020 $25.00
  • View More Recent Supporters
  • Subzero Pipe Freezing Services Tom, Thanks for taking on this challenge! February 2020 $105.00
  • Vince Conway Good Luck Tom!!! February 2020 $105.00
  • Thomas Pentz February 2020 $105.00
  • Christina Ewalt Thanks for doing this Tom! Proud of you. February 2020 $100.00
  • Anonymous You are the best person we know. Good luck - Odom and Emily February 2020 $78.75
  • View More Top Donors

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor!