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Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet taking the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois

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Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet is taking the Plunge! On March 16, Kmet will be join plungers in Oak Brook, Illinois to celebrate the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge’s 25th year.

A brand ambassador for Special Olympics Illinois, the Chicagoland native is offering up unique prizes to help fundraise for the cause. Those interested in supporting Kmet at the Polar Plunge have the chance to win a round of golf with the top ten tight end in the league, autographed memorabilia, meet & greets, and more.

“Any way that I can give back to this phenomenal organization and connect with the community in the process, I’m all for it,” stated Kmet. “My personal fundraising goal is just over $160,000 for the Polar Plunge, so I’m offering up some cool opportunities to hang out with me, receive some swag, and even tee off on the golf course– all in the name of supporting Special Olympics Illinois athletes.”

To learn more about Cole’s fundraising efforts and how to participate in the Polar Plunge, visit the Polar Plunge website.

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About Special Olympics Illinois
Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit sports organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports to a community of more than 55,000 traditional athletes, Young Athletes, Unified partners, coaches, volunteers, and more. It strives to be a global leader in shaping a culture where people with and without intellectual disabilities are fully integrated into the community by providing year-round opportunities in competitive sports, health education, leadership and personal development.

If you are interested in being a part of Special Olympics Illinois and its vision, contact your local region, call 800-394-0562 or visit our website. Follow Special Olympics Illinois on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and Twitter.