Louisville Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

Thank you to everyone who took part in the
2019 Louisville Polar Plunge!

This year you helped us raise more than $130,000 for Special Olympics Kentucky athletes.

See Photos from the Louisville Polar Plunge

For information about the 2020 Louisville Polar Plunge,
contact Jennifer McMahon at 502-326-5002 or jmcmahon@soky.org.

2019 Louisville Plunge - Jon's Team

Jon’s Team has been active in the Plunge for a long time. This year they raised nearly $14,000 in memory of lontime team member Jon Donelan, who was tragically killed in a car accident last year.

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The Polar Plunge gives you the Chill of a Lifetime! Join us for the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics.

Raise a minimum of $75 (or $50 for Polar Bears under 18) and take the Plunge into a pool set up in the parking lot at Texas Roadhouse Middletown.

Individual and group costume winners will be announced during intermission. Prize categories include: top individual fundraiser, top group fundraising team, corporate/civic, school and law enforcement divisions.

Can’t plunge, but still want to support Special Olympics? No problem. Register as a Virtual Plunger. You get a Polar Plunge T-shirt and are eligible for all other fundraising awards.

Either way, you’ll be Freezin’ for a Reason!

2019 Louisville Polar Plunge - Clown Shark

The terrifying combination of a clown and shark dreamed up by Mary Ann Ritsch of the Keller Williams East team, won the judges’ hearts, and she claimed the Golden Plunger for best individual costume.

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For more information or for sponsorship details, contact Jenifer McMahonat 502-326-5002 or by e-mail at jmcmahon@soky.org.

2019 Louisville Plunge Award Winners

Top Overall Fundraiser — Mike Donlon, Jon’s Team; $4,455 raised
2nd Overall Fundraiser — Russ Leighty, UAW Local 862; $2,883 raised
3rd Overall Fundraiser — Tonya Bentley, Spencer County; $1,825 raised

Top Special Olympics Athlete Fundraiser — Brittany Ware, Spencer County Special Olympics; $2,706 raised

Top Fundraising Team Corporate Division — Jon’s Team; $13,942 raised
Top Fundraising Team School Division — Ballard Brrrrrrrrrruins; $4,269 raised
Top Fundraising Team Public Safety Division — FOP 614 & Auxiliary Kids of Cops; $2,199 raised

Best Individual Costume — Clown Shark; Mary Ann Ritsch, Team Keller WIlliams East
Best Group Coastume — “Dr. Seuss”; UAW Local 862

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