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In 2014, Friends of Shannon McDonough held their inaugural polar plunge event, Splashin’ with Compassion. Since then, they have provided financial and emotional support to over 45 local individuals who are battling cancer.
The 7th annual polar plunge is on Saturday, January 25th 2020 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at Montage Mountain in Scranton. The event is free to attend. There is a $35 fee to take the plunge in support of the cause.
Individuals who are interested in taking the plunge and are between the ages of 12-18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver.
Plungers: Show up between 9am-11am to pick a plunge time. (First come, first serve basis). Plunge times range between 11am-2pm. Costumes are encouraged and rewarded, but not required. Plungers also have the chance to grab an underwater prize.
Spectators: Join from 9am-3pm and enjoy loads of laughs, great music, basket raffles, and FOSM merchandise for purchase.