Support the Special Olympics athletes of Illinois by jumping into the waters of Wick’s Lake on Sunday March 25 for the 2018 Rock Island Polar Plunge. The funds raised from the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge® will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. Check-in for the plunge begins at 12:30 p.m. located at 777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, IL.

All Polar Plungers are required to collect a minimum of $100 in donations. People are encouraged to come in costume and to form teams. A team must consist of a minimum of five plungers.  Each team member must also raise the minimum of $100 in donations; all team members’ individual fundraising totals will be merged to form a combined team total.

Plungers will receive incentive prizes based on the amount of money they raise. By raising the minimum of $100, you will receive an official Plunge hooded sweatshirt. Sweatshirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis the day of the plunge. All individuals who do not receive a sweatshirt the day of the event will have one mailed to them in April. Other prizes are awarded at the $250, $500 and $1,000 levels and will be mailed to participants in April.

Plungers can register for the Plunge at or by contacting Jennifer Davis at 309-734- 5903 or Plungers are invited to join the conversation and share who they will #PlungeWith on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

This is the 19th year of the LETR Polar Plunge. In 19 years, more than 66,000 plungers have raised more than $18.4 million. GEICO, RIU Hotels & Resorts, and Apple Vacations are proud to be the Statewide Presenting Polar Plunge Sponsors. This year’s Gold-Level Sponsors are WLLR 103.7, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, WHBF-TV, Green Family Auto, and Valley Construction. This year’s Silver-Level Sponsors are KISS FM and QC Bank & Trust. This year’s Bronze-Level Sponsor is ALT 104.5. Thank you to all our 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge Sponsors.

Jumer's Casino & Hotel • 777 Jumer Drive • Rock Island, Illinois
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12:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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