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Special Olympics Arizona holds 11th annual Polar Plunge fundraiser

Posted at 5:14 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 19:36:30-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - This Saturday, people will dive into the chilly waters to support Special Olympics athletes.

The event will be held at Highland Vista pool, 315 North Woodland Vista.

Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the plunging will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Family, friends, and supporters will be diving into freezing waters to raise funds to athletic expenses, training, equipment, uniforms, travel, and meals.

Plungers are asked to raise a minimum of $25 in donations.

Those participating in the plunge are encouraged to wear a costume.

Money raised from the event will be given to special Olympics.

To learn more about the plunge, to enter into the plunge, or just donate visit the website.