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A Message From Michael Walter

On March 25th & 26th, I’m going to be "Freezin for a Reason” as an "Honorary Member" of the Super Plunge Team and trying my best to plunge as many times as I can on both of those days at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett. I can't believe that this will be the 15th year that I've been taking the plunge to help support Special Olympics RI and this year, I have challenged myself to plunge multiple times during this two-day event. This year, I hope to do at least 12 plunges over the two days of the event. Any type of donation that you can give would be greatly appreciated and maybe you can come down to watch me take one of my plunges into the "Icy Water". Thanks to the continued generosity of so family and friends, I was able to raise $10,000 in 2022. My goal for 2023 is to not only to increase the number of plunges that I take each day, but to also raise $8,000. With your continued support, I hope I can achieve my goal! I have been participating in Special Olympics Rhode Island for 35 years, competing in basketball, bowling, bocce, track & field and unified golf. Special Olympics has taught me about sports, friendships and that I can do anything if I put my heart into it. These opportunities to compete in my favorite sports are made possible by the generous support of people like yourselves. Special Olympics relies on individuals, volunteers and businesses to support its year-round programs of sports training and athletic competitions in 20 different sports. Your donation is very important to me and the over 3,000 athletes who "Inspire Greatness" every day on and off the playing fields. Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts. If you do not like to do these things over the internet, but would still like to support me, you can send a check payable to Special Olympics Rhode Island to me at 8 Teakwood Ln., Barrington, RI 02806. Sending it directly to me will ensure that your check gets credited properly to my fundraising goal. Many thanks for your ongoing support and generosity. Please forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate to help me reach my goal in 2023!


raised of $8,000 goal

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Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. Through sports, health, education and community programming, Special Olympics is tackling inactivity, intolerance, isolation and injustice that people throughout the world face, especially people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Rhode Island is one of the state’s most dynamic programs, providing over 1,600 year-round sports training and athletic competition opportunities to more than 4,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Rhode Island hosts over 40 statewide tournaments and competitions each year in 20 official and demonstration sports.