Community Members Are Freezin’ for A Reason

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Dakota

Family and friends are paying to see community members jump into cold waters to start freezin’ for a reason.

Wearing costumes or not plungers chose to either belly flop, cannon ball, or just jump into the roughly 30 degree pool.

The Polar Plunge raises awareness and money for Special Olympics North Dakota.

Plungers raise a minimum of $75.

People taking the plunge say dipping into the frigid waters can be a family affair and teach children important lessons.

“As we all grow up there’s a lot of showing the youth the important things in life. The more you can volunteer and the more you can help other people out. This is just one of those great life lessons for young people,” says plunger Erik Clemenson.

The annual fundraiser is organized by North Dakota Law Enforcement.

The next Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Dakota is on March 28, in Dickinson, North Dakota.