Every year, the Great Falls Polar Plunge brings in thousands of dollars for Special Olympics athletes and this year, a Great Falls company made a big splash.
Printing Center USA of Great Falls raised more than $11,000 in the weeks leading up the event, which took place on December 7 during the Christmas Stroll.
That donation accounts for about 30 percent of this year’s donations and that makes it the largest donation by one company for the Great Falls Polar Plunge.
They didn’t just raise money, however, as Printing Center USA employees braved the icy water to help them engage with the community.
Events like the Polar Plunge support more than 3,000 Special Olympics Montana athletes.
According to the Great Falls Polar Plunge’s donation page, $41,569 had been raised exceeding the $35,000 goal.
Special Olympics Montana is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides year-round sports training, athletic competition, and health-related programming for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
To read more about Special Olympics Montana, click here.
-Reported by Joe Huisinga/MTN News