Fundraising - Special Olympics Massachusetts

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Fundraising
Massachusetts
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Opportunities for Students
• Cool School Challenge
•Polar Plunge
• Jolly Jaunt 5K
•In school fundraisers
Cool School Challenge
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What is the Cool School Challenge?
• Points will be awarded to schools for the number of
volunteer hours and funds raised for Special
Olympics Massachusetts.
• The school with the highest point total gets bragging
rights as the coolest school in Massachusetts.
• Every school that raises $2,500 or more, will earn 15%
back for their school to get sports equipment or
school supplies.
• There is a winning school in each category; Elementary
School, Middle School, High School, and College.
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Polar Plunge
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Polar Plunge Dates 2014
Saturday, February 15th
o Onota Lake in Pittsfield, MA
o Haviland Pond in Ludlow, MA
Saturday, February 22nd
o Nantasket Beach in Hull, MA
o Revere Beach in Revere, MA
MASC Plunge:
o Wednesday, March 5th Veteran’s Beach, Hyannis, MA
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Fun Facts
• The Polar Plunge was established in 1999.
•Since 1999, plungers and chickens have raised over
$3.3 million for Special Olympics Massachusetts.
•It is the largest single day Special Olympics
Massachusetts fundraiser.
Top Cool School Challenge Team , Polar Plunge 2013
Jolly Jaunt
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What is the Jolly Jaunt?
• The Jolly Jaunt is a 5K (3.125 miles) presented by the
New Balance Foundation.
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Locations
•Boston
•Taunton
•Springfield
•Danvers
•Hyannis
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Fundraising Ideas for
Your School
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Simple Fundraising Ideas
1. Collect soda cans and trade them in for money.
2. Have a Penny War.
3. Go canning at a local establishment.
4. Have a faculty dress-down day.
5. Participate in selling Special Olympics calendar
raffle tickets.
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Any questions?
For more information about fundraising visit:
www.specialolympicsma.org/events/fundraising-events
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