Team Captain Resources

Beary heard our Plungers wanted some team captain specific resources, so here you are. Some resources to help you encourage others to join your team, and help light a fire under your team’s fundraising efforts.

Social Post Template

Copy and paste one of our team captain social post examples below, check out our other examples here, or create your own!

I have registered [insert team name] for this year’s Polar Bear Plunge, are you brave enough to #BearTheCold and fundraise for the athletes of @SpOlympicsMD? Join my team and together we can support the 15,588 athletes and Unified® teammates and their sports, health, and leadership opportunities. [insert your Plunge Page link here] #PlungeMD

Email Template

Copy and paste our team captain email template below, check out our other examples here, or create your own!

Dear [ insert supporter name here ],

I have registered [ insert Team Name ] for the 28th Annual SOMD Polar Bear Plunge this coming February and I thought that you would be the perfect addition to the team. We are raising money to support the incredible 15,588 athletes and Unified® teammates of Special Olympics Maryland who train and compete year-round, free of charge. Check out this page to learn more about Special Olympics Maryland! Just click “join team” on our team page to register as a member of [ insert Team Name ]. [ insert link to team page ]

If you aren’t sure about Plunging this year please consider donating to the wonderful cause through my Plunger Page [insert link to individual fundraising page].

Thank you for your support!

[ insert your Plunge Email Signature here ]

[ insert your name here ]

Other Resources

There are a ton of great resources in our Fundraising Toolkit, but here are the ones we recommend that you use as a team captain!