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Plunge at Home to benefit Special Olympics Illinois
The Register-Mail - 3/5/2021
Mar. 5—GALESBURG — This winter, Special Olympics Illinois encourages the community to "be bold and get cold" at home for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.
Registration is now open for the 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge at Home, at plungeillinois.com. To support the local Plunge at Home, visit bit.ly/307wVrM.
The 2021 Polar Plunge season will run through March 14. Proceeds collected by plungers benefit the more than 23,000 traditional athletes and 13,000 Young Athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.
This year, plunge locations have gone virtual, and the options for participation are many; visit the Plunge at Home page to learn more.
The fundraising minimum is $100 for all Plungers, and participants receive a Polar Plunge hooded sweatshirt. Throughout the past 22 years, more than 84,000 plungers have raised more than $23.5 million.
Plunge at Home through March 14, and commemorate it with photos and videos on social media; tag Special Olympics Illinois on Facebook/Instagram/TikTok with @specialolympicsillinois; on Twitter with @so_illinois; and use the official Plunge hashtag, #beboldgetcold.
Participants can submit videos for a chance to be a part of the Plunge Recap on March 14; email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Olympics Illinois encourages participants to exercise safe Plunge at Home choices. Special Olympics Illinois is not responsible for any injuries that occur while participating in the Plunge at Home option.
For more, contact Jennifer Davis, at email@example.com or call (309) 337-9326.
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