On Feb. 3, Great Neck resident Erin Lipinsky raised $32,600 for Special Olympics New York at the Annual Polar Plunge.
This year marks Erin’s 10th plunge where he broke his own fundraising record, once again making him the top individual fundraiser of the event.
The plunge took place at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. Erin has been a longtime member of the Great Neck Spirits Basketball Team for Special Olympics NY.
Erin was joined by many others from the community who support Special Olympics New York every year by raising funds from family and friends—and then splashing into frigid winter waters. This year, there were 110 plungers, raising a total of $63,000.
The Polar Plunge supports year-round sports training and competition and health and inclusion programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Special Olympics NY community.
Donations are still being accepted at: http://events.nyso.org/goto/erin2024
For questions, please contact Rebecca Hoffmann at Special Olympics NY – Long Island office at: [email protected] or call 631-458-1579.