The event raised funds for the 41,000 athletes of Special Olympics New York-NYC Region
Special Olympics NY Hosts Bronx Zoo Polar Plunge
(l-r) Alison Hoffman, Julia Hoffman, Ava Milberg and Chiara Schumpf represented the Riverdale Country School at this year’s polar plunge.
Alyssa (l) and Emily from Special Olympics Club at Fordham took the plunge.
Members of #teamBurson were ready to battle the bitter cold.
Jason Teitler (l), Burson-Marsteller Consumer and Brand Marketing managing director and Fan Experience chairman, chilled with polar bear Mike Fernandez, Burson-Marstellar U.S. CEO.
Polar bears Yuri (l) and Mike Fernandez welcomed everyone at the winter celebration.
Over 100 hardy, brave souls were ‘freezing for a reason’ at the Special Olympics New York’s inaugural Polar Plunge on Sunday, November 19 at the Bronx Zoo’s Grizzly Corner. The event raised funds for the 41,000 athletes of Special Olympics New York-NYC Region.
Updated 5:12 pm, July 9, 2018