February 2, 2019

AIR TEMP: 60 degrees

WATER TEMP: 32 degrees 

PLUNGERS: 387

MONEY RAISED FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES: $80,895 and counting!

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AWARD WINNERS

  • Top Individual: David Hurst, $4,137
  • Top Team: UAW-GM, $7,328
  • Top Law Enforcement: St. Charles County's Finest, $5,379
  • Top School: Ballin for a Cause $3,427

Golden Plunger Awards

  • Individuals:
  • Gold: Gymnast
  • Silver: St. Charles County 
  • Bronze: St. Louis Viking
  • Groups:
  • Gold: St. Charles West High School
  • Silver: Supa Dupa Plumbers
  • Bronze: Timberland Lifeguards
  • Law Enforcement:
  • Gold: The House that Riley Built
  • Silver: St Charles Co Refs
  • Bronze: Troop C Icers 

PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE: Visit our Flickr for downloadable event photos and YouTube for the video of the Plunge!

ADDITIONAL DONATIONS: It’s common for friends and relatives to wait until after the Plunge for proof that you actually went into the lake.  That means now is the time for them to make a donation!  For those who created fundraising websites, your site will remain active through April to receive donations.  You may also send any checks or money orders payable to SOMO to: SOMO, Attn: Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge, 2945 S Brentwood, St. Louis, MO 63144.  If you have any questions, please email us. 

SEA-DOO GIVEAWAY EXTENDED! You now have until March 9 to raise and turn in $500 for an entry to win a 2018 Sea-Doo GTI SE! Thank you to Missouri Powersports Dealers Association for the Sea-Doo donation.   

SHIRTS: If you didn’t receive your shirt on Plunge day, it has been ordered. Shirts will be mailed to the address on your event registration. If you don’t receive your shirt by March 19, please contact Jennifer Kaiser.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDWant to become more involved with SOMO?  We need your help to make our East Regional Basketball Tournament a success. The tournament is Saturday, February 16 in the St. Charles area. There are over 130 spots for time/score keepers in both the morning and afternoon. Sign up today

MAKE A DIFFERENCE Want to make a bigger difference in our athletes' lives?  Find out just how easy it is to become a coach at www.somo.org/coach!

This "unbearable" event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri. SOMO exists to provide year-round sports and training opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities and our athletes need you to get involved. Become a coach, volunteer, recruit a future athlete and learn how you can make a difference!

2018 SeaDoo GTI SE

The Polar Plunge is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) for Special Olympics Missouri. Lake Saint Louis PD, O'Fallon PD, Wentzville PD and St. Charles County PD are proud to host this event.

If you have questions about the event, contact Jennifer Kaiser at kaiser@somo.org. You may mail offline donations to: Special Olympics Missouri, Lake Saint Louis Polar Plunge, 2945 S Brentwood, St. Louis, MO 63144. Please include your name in the memo line of checks.