Polar Bear Plunge 2012 Results 26 Mar 12

The results are in for another winter’s worth of Polar Bear Plunge events around Minnesota, and a record $2.85-million was raised this year for Minnesota Special Olympics. The money was raised at 16 events in Minnesota and 1 in Kuwait, with more than 14,000 people participating. Locally, the St. Peter Polar Bear Plunge had 603 Plungers who raised over $99,000. Polar Bear Plunge fundraisers help Special Olympics Minnesota offer year-round sports training and competition to more than 7,200 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.