Giving children the care they deserve
On March 16, Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park will be hosting the 4th Annual Spring Plunge and Cannonball Competition to raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. This is an exciting event for both participants and spectators and we encourage plunge or cannonball contest participants to sign up for an individual or a team fundraising page in support of their jump into the cold waters of Brownstone Park.
To date, Brownstone's Annual Plunge has contributed more than $15,000 in support of the programs and services we provide to the families of Connecticut!
Prizes awarded for: Best Costume, Best Cannonball, Top Fundraising Individual, Top Team Fundraisers
Registration begins at 11 a.m.
Plunging begins at Noon:1st - Pee-Wee Beach Plunge(Kids 10 and under)
2nd - Beach Plunge(Run in from beach)
3rd - Cannonball Competition(Jump from elevated floating platform)
$20 per PeeWee Plunger$45 per Plunger (Team Members & Individuals)$9 per Spectator (at gate)Toss your Teacher/Boss Participantsregister here
Plungers are asked to create a Plunger Profile Fundraising Page to raise additional funds for Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Friends, family and colleagues can then make an online contribution in support of your plunge!
• Plastic bag for your wet clothing• A warm robe to keep you cozy before and after your plunge• Two towels – one to dry off with and one to stand on• Water shoes • Dry clothes for after your plunge - there are changing rooms• Waterproof camera or camcorder to capture your plunge
• Do not stay in the water more than three minutes• Wetsuits and drysuits are not suggested since they defeat the purpose of the event• No diving• Bring a friend!
1 - Use the "Spread the Word" link provided on your fundraising site.2 - Pre-register and carry a plunger pledge sheet with you at all times.3 - Encourage donors to ask their companies for matching gift forms.4 - Promote through Facebook or Twitter everyday.5 - If you didn't receive an answer the first time you asked, ask again! Most people just forget and need to be reminded.
*includes proceeds from registrations
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