You Plunged Happy - thank you!

Thanks to your generosity, 55 Lake Viking plungers raised $30,467 and counting for Special Olympics athletes!



Fundraising Awards 

Individual Fundraisers
1st Place: James Rash, $811,601
2nd Place: Edward Morris, $2,625
3rd Place: Bessie Hensley, $2,000

Team Fundraisers
1st Place: Sponge DAWGS, $11,601
2nd Place: Access II Independent Living, $1,020
3rd Place: Cameron Regional Medical Center, $918

Top School Fundraiser: Trenton High School, $1,043

Top College Fundraiser: Alpha Sigma Alphas'-NWMSU, $2,260

Top Law Enforcement Team:
1st Place: Western Missouri Correctional Center, $1,695
2nd Place: Chillicothe Correctional Center, $1,414
3rd Place: Crossroads Correctional Center, $1,100

Top Recruiter: Trenton High School, 13 Plungers

Golden Plunger Awards

Individual Golden Plungers
1st Place: Brandy & Kirk Gannon, Clown & Hobo
2nd Place: Jim Rash, Sponge Bob
3rd Place: James Ross, Hippie

Team Golden Plungers
1st Place: DAWGS, Sponge Bob & Friends
2nd Place: Access II Independent Living, Circus Group
3rd Place:  Chilli Kidz, Crazy Smiley Faces

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 for 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, 2300 Frederick Ave, Suite #204, St. Joseph, MO 64506. 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 annual Lake Viking Polar Plunge in 2016!

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.

Thanks to our generous sponsors:





 Thanks also to the party starters – our hosting agencies who organize our party as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run:  Crossroads CC, Chillicothe CC, Daviess County Sheriffs Office and Western Missouri CC.