Raise Funds for Athletes

Throughout the year, fundraising activities all across New York bring communities together to support the dreams and goals of neighbors, friends and family members living with intellectual disabilities.

Your participation in these activities is a vital part of our efforts to develop an inclusive environment that welcomes people of all intellectual abilities. Perhaps the best-known activities are the Law Enforcement Torch Run and the Polar Plunge.

Please see our Events page for other fundraising events near you.

Throughout the year, fundraising activities all across New York bring communities together to support the dreams and goals of neighbors, friends and family members living with intellectual disabilities.

Your participation in these activities is a vital part of our efforts to develop an inclusive environment that welcomes people of all intellectual abilities. Perhaps the best-known activities are the Law Enforcement Torch Run and the Polar Plunge.

Please see our Events page for other fundraising events near you.

Polar PlungePolar Plunge

Get a Thrill From the Chill

Join thousands of your neighbors who support Special Olympics New York every year by raising funds from family and friends—and then splashing into frigid fall and winter waters. The Polar Plunge® supports year-round sports training and competition, health and inclusion programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities in your community. This year, make sure you’re freezin’ for a reason!
Join thousands of your neighbors who support Special Olympics New York every year by raising funds from family and friends—and then splashing into frigid fall and winter waters. The Polar Plunge® supports year-round sports training and competition, health and inclusion programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities in your community. This year, make sure you’re freezin’ for a reason!