You let the Plunge times roll - thank you!

Thanks to your generosity, 252 St. Joseph plungers raised $56,000 and counting for Special Olympics athletes!


Fundraising Awards

Top Individual 1st Place: Mary Oyler, $8,122
Top Individual 2nd Place: Wesley Miller, $1,500
Top Individual 3rd Place: Ron Holt, $1,295

Top Team 1st Place: Abby's Too Cool Krewe, $8,679
Top Team 2nd Place: NWMSU-Sigma Kappa Doves, $2,910
Top Team 3rd Place: Plumbers, $1,900

Top Law Enforcement Agency: St. Joseph PD, $2,700

Top School 1st Place: Chillicothe High School, $4,508
Top School 2nd Place: Lathrop Middle School,
Top School 3rd Place:  Pike County High School,

Golden Plunger Awards

Gold: James Runde, "Flasher"
Silver: YMCA, "Penguins"
Bronze: Jacob Coffman, "Mardi Gras Attire"

Gold: NWMSU-Sigma Kappa Doves, "Dalmatians"
Silver: Sigma Tau Gamma, "Duck Dynasty"
Bronze:  Abby's Too Cool Krewe, "Boat"

Cool prizes!

If you met an incentive level ($300, $500, $1,000, or more than $2,000) you will receive an email with your incentive code within two weeks. Incentives must be redeemed 60 days after the event date.


  • Click here to see our official Flickr album, where you can download full-sized images from the event.

I have more donations to turn in.

Great! You can still encourage your supporters to make donations to your personal fundraising page - log in here. If you have offline donations, please mail them to: Special Olympics Polar Plunge, 520 Francis St, Fifth Floor, St. Joseph, MO 64501. Be sure to include a note with your name so you receive credit. 

I still want to donate.

Online donations will be open for several weeks after the event. You can search for a participant and make a donation here.

Enjoy this  experience? 

Mark your calendar for next February for the 10th annual St. Joseph Polar Plunge in 2015!

You can have that same thrill by volunteering at at upcoming event. Visit the North Area page on the SOMO website to check out more upcoming events. Visit our area calendar and choose an event near you.




Feel the need for more adventure - go OVER THE EDGE.  Learn more here.

The life of the party:

Thanks to our generous sponsor:



Thanks also to the party starters – our hosting agencies who organize our party as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run: St. Joseph PD, MTC and Buchanan County Sheriff's Department.