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Plunging for Paws!

Start a fundraiser to benefit the animals of HSWC today!

We are no longer accepting donations on this campaign, but there are other ways for you to support us today!

$19,659 towards $12,750

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Recurring Donors

With your help, we can save more lives!

How? By rallying your friends, family, and networks to support your plunge! Come're brave enough to jump into the icy waters, so why not show it off?!

Join the Plunge!

Join HSWC on Saturday, January 7, 2023 for our 20th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Greenbrier State Park! Create a fundraising page to encourage friends and family to donate toward your plunge, don your craziest costume, and take the frigid plunge for the animals!

Virtual Plungers

Interested in supporting the animals at HSWC but unable to attend this year's plunge in person? Become a virtual plunger! Virtual plungers who register by December 15th will receive an official Polar Bear Plunge long sleeved t-shirt and access to helpful fundraising tools. Submit your virtual plunge video to HSWC via Facebook Messenger or to by January 9th for your chance to win Most Creative Virtual Plunge!

Fundraising Prizes

Register by December 15th and receive a Polar Bear Plunge long sleeve t-shirt! Reach one of these donation levels through fundraising or recruitment, and you will receive a small token of thanks. Incentives are awarded to individual fundraising goals and do not apply to team totals.

$100 Fundraising Level OR 4 Participants Recruited - Polar Bear Plunge Can Koozie

$250 Fundraising Level OR 10 Participants Recruited - Polar Bear Plunge Pop Socket

Starting a fundraiser is easy to do, and it's fun! We'll even give you all the tools you'll need to make a difference. With your help, we can ensure more animals are cared for and placed into loving, forever homes.

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You can help us get more recurring donations by starting a fundraiser!

26 people have already started fundraising for this campaign!

You will get these tools to help you run a successful campaign:

Pre-Built Templates

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A Smarter Donation Page

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Automated Notifications & Emails

Keep your campaign on track with various automated features designed to get you closer to your goal.