Fundraisers

In order for us to put on more than 350 trainings and competitions every year, we need to generate more than $7 million in revenue each year. Most of that funding comes directly from individuals like you! It's through events such as the Drive it Home Raffle or the Polar Plunge that allow us to reach more than 16,900 athletes year in and year out.

See below for a comprehensive list of fundraisers of which you can be a part.

At the bottom of the page, you will find a separate list of events that you can take part in to support Special Olympics Missouri.

If you want to host a fundraiser of your own, we call those third-party events and we'd love to have you do exactly that!

Upcoming Fundraiser Dates

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KC Polar Plunge

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shelter Road
Smithville, MO 64089 United States

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri.…

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Lake St. Louis Polar Plunge

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake St. Louis, MO United States

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters.…

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Chillicothe Polar Plunge

February 13

New Location-Simpson Park Saturday, February 13th Registration will start at 11:00am, plunging at 1:00pm

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LOZ Super Plunge

February 26 @ 3:30 pm - February 27 @ 2:30 pm
711 Public Road
Osage Beach, MO 65065 United States

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging 24 times in 24 hours into the frigid winter waters.…

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LOZ Polar Bear Strut

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
711 Public Road
Osage Beach, MO 65065 United States

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by running/walking/rolling into the frigid winter air. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri.…

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St. Joseph Polar Plunge

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

St Joseph Polar Plunge February 27, 2021 Lake Contrary 5220 SW Lakefront Ln St Joseph, MO 64504 Registration starts at 11:00am Plunge starts at 1:00pm Organizer is Melody Prawitz (816)…

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Maryland Heights Polar Plunge

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
13725 Marine Ave
Maryland Heights, MO 63043 United States

This “unbearable” Jurassic event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter…

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LOZ Polar Plunge

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri.…

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Kirksville Polar Plunge

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
20431 MO-157
Kirksville, MO

Kirksville Polar Plunge Saturday, March 6, 2021 Thousand Hills State Park Beach Area 20431 MO-157, Kirksville, MO 63501 Registration starts at 11:00 Plunging starts at 1:00pm Organizer is Melody Prawitz…

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Springfield Polar Plunge

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
MO United States

www.somo.org/plunge to register