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Sample Email

Let’s start spreading the word! Email is a great tool to ask others to pledge their support and we have a few messages for you to work from. A few tips from, Beary White: make it personal, include pictures, make it FUN, and don’t forget to say THANK YOU!

In-Person Option

Copy and paste our sample email below:

Dear [ insert supporter name here ],

I’m participating in the 26th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge on February 2022 at Sandy Point State Park for the athletes of Special Olympics Maryland! Last year, we were unable to sink our toes into the sand on the beach because of COVID-19 we Plunged from home! As fun as the Virtual Plunge was, I am very eager to return to Sandy Point. One of my favorite parts about Plunging on the beach is the  [ favorite part about the Plunge ]!

I am looking forward to Plunging again this winter, but your support for my campaign and the athletes is what means the most. Your support allows the athletes of Special Olympics Maryland to compete in the sports they love free of charge. 

Click the link below to donate to my fundraising page, and thank you for your support!

[ insert your Plunge Email Signature here ]

[ insert your name here ]

Virtual Option

Copy and paste our sample email below:

Dear [ insert supporter name here ]

I’m participating in the 26th Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge as a Virtual Plunger in support of Special Olympics Maryland! My VIrtual Plunge plan is to [ insert how you plan to Plunge virtually ]. Before I do, I need your help to reach my fundraising goal. Your gift will not only help me bear the cold but will also directly support the 6,102 Special Olympics Maryland athletes who train and compete in a variety of sports year-round across the state. Every dollar helps!

Just click the link below to make a gift towards my personal fundraising page: [ insert link to your fundraising page here ]

Thank you beary much for your support!

[ insert your Plunge Email Signature here ]

[ insert your name here ]

P.S. You can do me a big favor by forwarding this to someone you know!

Make sure you download your Plunge Email Signature before firing off your messages!