Westchester Polar Plunge held to raise money for Special Olympics

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Sunday, November 17, 2019
Over 1,000 brave cold waters for Westchester Polar Plunge
The Westchester Polar Plunge raised money for the Special Olympics.

NEW ROCHELLE, Westchester County (WABC) -- More than 1,000 people braved the frigid temperatures Saturday to plunge into the water for a good cause.

They gathered for the 11th annual Westchester Polar Plunge at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle.

The event serves as a fundraiser for Special Olympics New York.

Several schools took part.

This year the group raised more than $175,000.


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