If you are going to be freezin', wouldn’t you rather be Freezin’ for a Reason?

Special Olympics Louisiana and local Louisiana law enforcement officers will host the annual Polar Plunge at Cabela’s on Saturday, February 18, at 10 a.m.

The Special Olympics and Louisiana law enforcement officers invites families, students, and children of all ages to participate in the 9th Annual Polar Plunge for a minimum donation of $50. Costumes are encouraged for plungers. The FUNdraiser will end once all participants have taken their plunge.

This year’s goal is to surpass last year’s plunger count of 250 people and the fundraising amount of $86,000.

There will be events in which the whole family can take part in, including music, food, drinks, games and much more. To register or get more information, visit www.laso.org. You can also create your own DonorDrive page on the website and have your friends and family sponsor your plunge!

Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is a state-wide organization that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities. SOLA offers year-round programs for over 14,830 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in all 64 parishes with the help of over 15,000 volunteers. They have health, education, leadership, family, training and sports programs for people beginning at age 2, and there is no upper-age limit. There is no cost to participate in the Special Olympics. For more information about Special Olympics Louisiana, please visit our website at www.laso.org.

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