Virtual Backgrounds

If you are like us, you are still spending hours on Zoom, Teams, Google, Skype, etc. every day. The new virtual world is a perfect place to plug your Plunge. Download one of our Virtual Plunge Backgrounds and use it as a conversation starter in your next meeting. You never know, it might lead to…

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Dollar Donations

Use dollar donations to help reach your fundraising goal! When fundraising, remember that donors are not able to give medium to large donations to your campaign no matter how dedicated and passionate you are about the cause. Many people are willing to give dollar donations (anything under $5) when asked. Compare Expenses One way to…

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Special Olympics Maryland Facts

A great way to solicit donations is to include information about where your donors’ money is going! Every dollar raised from the Polar Bear Plunge directly supports the athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. See below for some data points that you can use in your fundraising campaigns:

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YouTube

A simple way to share your #PlungePrep or Virtual Plunge video is to use a YouTube link. Using YouTube eliminates all of the troubleshooting you may run into with large video file sizes. Follow these steps to set up your YouTube account and upload your Plunge videos: Account Setup Upload a Video

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Video Editing Tips

If you have recorded a very long video and need to trim it into shorter clips for social or get rid of unwanted parts of a video, you can follow this tutorial to trim videos on iPhone directly from the stock Photos app!

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How to execute a Virtual Plunge

There is no right or wrong way to execute your Virtual Plunge. The main goals are to raise money in support of the 15,588 athletes and UnifiedĀ® teammates of Special Olympics Maryland and to have fun! We recommend these three strategies to ensure that you meet your fundraising goals: Plunge then Fundraise Fundraise then Plunge…

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