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Top Fundraiser Prize

Check out this Halifax Mooseheads prize package

Mooseheads prize package for Halifax Polar Plunge 2020A signed game worn jersey and a signed hockey stick will go to the Top Individual Fundraiser at the #HalifaxPolarPlunge! 🏒💦❄️

Who might be the Top Individual Fundraiser? Check out the leaderboard here.

Help your favourite BRRRave plunger win this prize by donating to their pledge page  today!

A fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Nova Scotia
#inclusion #sport #community #FreezinForAReason#BecauseSportMatters

Tips for our BRRave Plungers

Are You BRRave Enough? #PolarPlunge

Thank you for being a BRRRave Plunger! You and many others brave plungers have raised nearly $12,000 so far!  The plunge is in just a few weeks. We still have a way to go to reach the $20,000 goal.

Please read on for some easy tips on how to boost your pledges and win great prizes!

Because Sport Matters

If each plunger raised $500 each, the 2020 Polar Plunge would be the most successful EVER!

Your pledges help Special Olympics athletes across Nova Scotia train hard, achieve their personal best and build an incredible community around them of coaches, volunteers and fellow athletes. Some of these amazing athletes just returned from the National Winter Games in Thunder Bay!

Use the Power of FaceBook to Get Donations

Halifax Polar PlungeIn just a few simple steps, you can use the power of FaceBook to create an easy place for friends and family near and far to donate to your plunge page! And even better, 100% of the pledges go to Special Olympics because FaceBook does not charge a fee.

  1. Start a new post on FaceBook and click on the Feeling/Activity button
  2. Scroll down to Supporting
  3. Type Special Olympics Society of Nova Scotia in the search box and select it from the list
  4. Choose a cover image and add your personal message
  5. Click Create and choose your sharing options to spread the word!

It’s so Easy to Collect Pledges
Try our 10-Day Plan:

Day 1 Sponsor yourself for $25 $25 $25
Day 2 Ask 3 family members to match your donation of $25 $75 $100
Day 3 Ask your best friend to sponsor you for $25 $25 $125
Day 4 Ask your boss for a contribution of $25 $25 $150
Day 5 Ask 5 local friends to sponsor you $10 each $50 $200
Day 6 Ask 5 out of town friends to sponsor you $10 each $50 $250
Day 7 Ask 5 businesses you frequent (barber, salon, dry cleaner, dentist, restaurant) to sponsor you $10 each $50 $300
Day 8 Ask 5 co-workers to sponsor you $10 each $50 $350
Day 9 Ask 5 neighbours to sponsor you $10 each $50 $400
Day 10 Ask 10 people from your social club/church/temple, etc to sponsor you $10 each $50 $500

Remember to share with your friends and family that they are helping to provide valuable year-round sport training and competition for over 2,500 Nova Scotian children and adults with an intellectual disability. Plus donations $20 and over will receive a tax-deductible receipt.

Did we mention the #free hot coffee and hot chocolate?

Free Goodies for Plungers!

Every Plunger gets a cozy Polar Plunge Toque. And there’s more:
Raise $150: Receive a warm Polar Plunge Towel
Raise $250: Receive an entry into a very special prize draw and a Polar Plunge Towel
Raise $500: All of the above and receive your registration for free (general public)

There will also be a fabulous prize for the Top Fundraiser. More details to come!

Building a lifetime of sport and health

#inclusion #sport #community #FreezinForAReason #BecauseSportMatters

Teams – You Get a Special Rate!

Register your team today – as many team members as you can DARE! Be BRRRave! Register Your Team Name Here and Take the Plunge in March – Register Today! No limit to the team members! And for teams that raise $150 per member in pledges, you will each get a free exclusive Polar Plunge towel!

Join the other teams from across Nova Scotia who are BRRRave enough to plunge for Special Olympics Nova Scotia Athletes.

NSLETR Polar Plunge returns March 28th

The ever popular Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Nova Scotia  returns on March 28th, 2020.


Join us at Parade Square in Halifax for that amazing twin-slide into a pool of frosty water, more great prizes and costumes sure to delight.  Registration will be open soon, but for now….mark March 28th on your calendars. Plan to be a part of the nation’s largest growing Polar Plunge with your local LETR for a great charity – Special Olympics. #freezinforareason