The 33 people who jumped into ice cold water amidst an extreme cold warning were “freezin’ for a reason”—23,000 reasons, to be exact.
The 2017 Polar Plunge raised more than $23,000 for Special Olympics Saskatchewan, surpassing the original fundraising goal of $10,000.
The Regina Police Service’s team, cleverly dubbed ‘the Frozen Copsicles’, were the highest fundraising team, bringing in $3,089. Police Chief Evan Bray were among those who took the plunge.
Fire Chief Ernie Polsom and RCMP assistant commissioner Brenda Lucki also took the plunge.