Polar Plunge Stories

Polar Plunge


 

The 2020 Polar Plunge season will run from Saturday, February 15 through Sunday, March 22.  Registration is scheduled to open on Monday, November 11th.  All proceeds collected by plungers benefit the 23,000 traditional athletes and 17,000 Young Athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.

REGISTER NOW!

Bloomington Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 22

Braidwood Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 14

 

Carlyle Plunge & Donut Dash

Saturday, February 29

Decatur Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 7

Effingham Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 29

EIU Glow Plunge

Sunday, March 1

 

Evanston Polar Plunge

Sunday, February 23

 

Fox Lake Polar Plunge

Sunday, February 16

 

Galesburg Polar Plunge

Sunday, February 23

 

Macomb Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 29

 

Mahomet Plunge & Donut Dash

Saturday, March 21

 

Manteno Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 7

 

Mendota Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 29

 

Oak Brook Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 29

 

Palatine Polar Plunge

Sunday, March 22

 

Peoria Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 15

 

Quincy Polar Plunge

Saturday, Februay 22

 

Rend Lake Polar Plunge

Saturday, March 7

Rock Island Polar Plunge

Sunday, March 15

 

Rockford Plunge

Saturday, March 7

 

SIU Polar Plunge

Saturday , February 29

 

 

SUPER Plunge

Friday, February 21- Saturday, February 22

 

Yorkville Polar Plunge

Sunday, March 1

 

 

 


Plunge Incentive Item Troubleshooting


 

If you have not yet received all your plunge incentive items and do not have an email that links to the redemption process please fill out the following form. We will review your submission and get back to you on the status of your incentives.

Plunge Incentive Item Form


Plunge Contacts


 

Northern Region


Evanston Plunge
Jordan Feldman
jfeldman@soill.org
847-209-1247
Fox Lake Plunge
Jordan Feldman
jfeldman@soill.org
847-209-1247
Braidwood Plunge & Dash
Patty Welsh
pwelsh@soill.org
708-929-2113
Manteno Plunge
Patty Welsh
pwelsh@soill.org
708-929-2113
Mendota Plunge
Allison Nichols
anichols@soill.org
815-220-8128
Oak Brook Plunge
Katie Grisham
kgrisham@soill.org
630-545-3402
Palatine Plunge
Jordan Feldman
jfeldman@soill.org
847-209-1247
Rockford Plunge
Debbie Kelly
dkelly@soill.org
815-739-2052
Yorkville Plunge
Amanda Nelson
anelson@soill.org
224-828-3273

Central Region


Bloomington Plunge
Bailey Brenner
bbrenner@soill.org
309-888-2551
Decatur Plunge
Vanessa Duncan
vduncan@soill.org
217-345-2424
Galesburg Plunge
Jennifer Davis
jdavis@soill.org
309-337-9326
Macomb Plunge
Jennifer Davis
jdavis@soill.org
309-337-9326
Mahomet Plunge
Vanessa Duncan
vduncan@soill.org
217-345-2424
Peoria Polar Plunge
Bailey Brenner
bbrenner@soill.org
309-888-2551
Quincy Plunge
Rob Queenan
rqueenan@soill.org
309-824-1683
Rock Island Plunge
Jennifer Davis
jdavis@soill.org
309-337-9326
Springfield Plunge
Rob Queenan
rqueenan@soill.org
309-824-1683

Southern Region


Belleville Plunge
Katy Gruen
kgruen@soill.org
618-654-6680
Carlyle Plunge
Katy Gruen
kgruen@soill.org
618-654-6680
Effingham Plunge
Vanessa Duncan
vduncan@soill.org
217-345-2424
Rend Lake Plunge
Rhonda Knight
rknight@soill.org
618-383-4400
SIU Campus Plunge
Kim Talley
ktalley@soill.org
618-383-4400

Corporate Matching Gifts


 

 

 

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Double your gift with Company Matching Gifts Programs

Want to make a BIG impact on the lives of Special Olympics Illinois athletes? Imagine the power of your gift when it is doubled or even tripled! One volleyball becomes two. We can train two coaches instead of one. Changing one attitude becomes…how many?

About the Program

You can double or triple your tax-deductible support of Special Olympics Illinois athletes through your employers matching gift program.  Matching allows your contribution to double its impact on the lives of our athletes!

Follow the steps below to see if your gift is eligible for a matching gift:

  1. Check our matching gift list to see if your company matches gifts to Special Olympics Illinois. If you don’t see your company listed, reach out to your Human Resources office to see if they’d be interested in matching your contribution.
  2. Donate online, by check or cash and make sure to get a gift receipt as proof of your donation. Individuals looking to donate to the Polar Plunge can do so at www.PlungeIllinois.com.
  3. Obtain a matching gift form from your company’s Human Resources Office.
  4. Complete the donor and gift information portion of the matching gift form and mail to:

Special Olympics Illinois
Attn: Matching Gifts
605 E. Willow St.
Normal, IL 61761

For asistance with on-line matching, e-mail us
matchinggifts@soill.org

Check if your Employer has a Corporate Matching Program


Remember, just because your employer isn’t listed here doesn’t mean they don’t have a matching program. Make sure to check with your Human Resources Office to verify.