The Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood is so much more than an icy dip into the Atlantic Ocean. Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health screenings to more than 26,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood.

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ALL plungers are required to raise the $100 

minimum to participate in the Plunge!

 

There are two options to choose from when registering

online for the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood.

Getting Started

    1. Register online for $25 to get started and set up a customizable fundraising page.
    2. The great news is the $25 registration fee counts toward the $100 minimum, meaning only $75 more needs to be raised to meet the $100 minimum to participate.
    3. Now registered, share your fundraising page with family and friends via email and social media. Track donations right from your fundraising page, respond to donors, and monitor fundraising progress as you get closer to the $100 minimum.
    4. Don’t stop there! As you raise more money for Special Olympics New Jersey, you will also earn some fresh Polar Bear Plunge incentives. Check out the Plunge Incentive page to see what you can earn.

Ready to Plunge

    1. Select the “Ready to Plunge” registration type and set up a customizable fundraising page.
    2. Congratulations you have met the $100 minimum required to participate in the Polar Bear Plunge.
    3. Don’t stop there! Raise more money for Special Olympics New Jersey while earning Polar Bear Plunge incentives by sharing your fundraising page with family and friends via email and social media. Track donations, respond to donors, and monitor fundraising progress right from your fundraising page. Check out the Plunge Incentive page to see what you can earn.
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Plunge Goal

$320,904
OF OUR $400,000 GOAL
80%

Plunge Leaderboard

Individual Leaders

Amount Raised: $6,242
Goal: $100
Amount Raised: $5,547
Goal: $5,000
Amount Raised: $5,072
Goal: $5,000
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Team Leaders

Amount Raised: $39,581
Goal: $10,000
Amount Raised: $34,439
Goal: $35,000
Amount Raised: $22,874
Goal: $2,500
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Where Do Funds Go?

Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities and health screenings to more than 26,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood. Check out the chart below for a glimpse at how your dollars make a real impact!

$25 - Cost of ten Special Olympics gold medals
$25

Cost of ten Special Olympics gold medals

$50 - Sends one athlete to Fall Games
$50

Sends one athlete to Fall Games

$100 - Provides one adaptive bowling ramp
$100

Provides one adaptive bowling ramp