Take the plunge

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 4 to take part in this fundraiser.

Five people in Eagle Creek Park's lake

Special Olympics Indiana hosts 18 different events for this fundraising series.

Be bold and get cold. That’s what Special Olympics Indiana is inviting Hoosiers to do as part of its Polar Plunge on Saturday, March 4 at Eagle Creek Park.

The annual icy dip is a fundraiser that has raised over $10 million in the past 24 years for the organization’s athletes and programs — supporting 16,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Interested in taking the plunge? Participants must raise at least $85 for the cause before signing up. You can register online or register in person on the day of the plunge between 8-11 a.m. Pro tip: there’s a Virtual Plunge and a Virtual Run for those who aren’t keen on getting their feet wet.

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