Thank you to all of the plungers at the 12th annual Polar Bear Plunge in Wildwood who helped us raise over $300,000 to ensure that Special Olympics New Jersey athletes continue to participate in athletic training and competition completely free of charge.

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About Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge

The Polar Bear Plunge 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 25,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Wildwood Plunge.

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Plunge Goal

$318,156
OF OUR $400,000 GOAL
80%

Plunge Leaderboard

Individual Leaders

Amount Raised: $7,088
Goal: $3,000
Amount Raised: $6,516
Goal: $100
Amount Raised: $5,045
Goal: $2,500
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Team Leaders

Amount Raised: $37,648
Goal: $10,000
Amount Raised: $30,769
Goal: $30,000
Amount Raised: $30,476
Goal: $35,000
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The Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge may be a fundraiser for the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey, but it's also a life changer for the athletes and their friends, families and communities.

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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 25,000 athletes. All of these programs and services are always completely FREE thanks to fundraising events like the Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge. 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