Welcome to the Rotary Club of Plungefest 2023, Freezin' for a Reason! Punge for Hope in 2023! 

The 12th annual Plungefest is on and set to take place on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 11:00 am at Sandy Creek Park.

The charity for 2023 that will benefit from the funds raised from the Polar Bear Plungefest is Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia. Our community goal is to raise $32,500.

We want to help Hope Haven participants go on a trip of their choice. Did you know that the majority, if not all participants, have never left Athens-Clarke County?  The raised funds will go toward trips like a Braves game at Truist Park, a trip to the beach, or even a trip to Disney World!  Please donate and help give these worthy individuals an opportunity to go on a trip of their lifetime.

We are also using part of the raised funds to replace the Hope Haven Sign in their front lawn.

Creativity and costumes are encouraged! Attitude is required!

How can you help?

  • Sign up as a Fundraiser.
    • This means you agree to plunge on Saturday, February 4 at Sandy Creek Park.
      Form a Team.
  • Ask family and friends to join you in your willingness to plunge!
    • A team of crazy, cold plungers surely is fun.
  • Sign up as a Sponsor!
  • Simply Donate!






Directions to sign up online to plunge and/or sponsor:

To register to Plunge at Plungefest, please click "Register to Plunge" and sign up as a fundraiser. You can also donate as a sponsor after you register as a fundraiser to plunge!

To donate to Plungefest, please click "Donate".

To sponsor Plungefest (no plunging), please click "DONATE".

Questions: Contact Rotary Club of Athens Member, Matthew McRae III at matthew3@mcraefamilydental.com

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