The 28th annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Delaware included 3,544 “Bears” raising more than $906,000 on Sunday, February 3 in Rehoboth Beach, DE. The air temperature was recorded at 43 degrees and the water 39 degrees during the 1 pm plunge. The event has now raised nearly $12 million in its 28-year history. Special Olympics Delaware provides sports training and competition opportunities for more than 4,200 Delawareans of all ages who have intellectual disabilities.
Locals, including a team from Benjamin Banneker Elementary School were sited joining the fun.