Brrrrrrrrrrr....Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey
Long Branch: The 20th annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey, held in Seaside Heights for the last six years, has been moved to Long Branch. This event will take place on Saturday, February 23. Thousands of people take the Plunge each year into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean to raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. This past February, over 5,900 plungers raised over $1.4 million in this single-day event.
The Polar Bear Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. sharp, with registration opening at 9 a.m. All Plungers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate. Incentives are given for higher fundraising levels.
Radio station NJ 101.5’s Big Joe Henry, “the Voice of the Plunge” will broadcast live on Plunge Day with interviews, updates and a countdown to Plunge.