The eighth-annual Eastern Polar Bear Plunge was held on January 30, 2016 at Neshaminy State Park. Over 500 polar bear plungers braved the cold temperatures to take a frosty dip in the Delaware River. Each participant raised a minimum of $50, (teams $500) and the event raised over $120,000 for the Special Olympics. In addition to the plunge, participants and spectators were entertained with lots of coffee, donuts (thanks Dunkin Donuts) and music by sponsors 93.3 WMMR, including talent Matt Cord and Steve Morrison who also plunged.
About Special Olympics Pennsylvania
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) provides year-round training and competition in 22 Olympic-type sports to nearly 20,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities or closely related developmental disabilities. For more information about how to be a fan, visit http://www.specialolympicspa.org.