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2023 Snow Bowl Recap

March 15, 2023

The 17th annual Snow Bowl to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ from March 3-5, 2023. The 3-day, 6×6 flag football tournament raised over $550,000 for the thousands of Special Olympics New Jersey athletes. The Snow Bowl is a unique fundraising event that gives players the chance…

2023 Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights Celebrates 30th Anniversary

March 10, 2023

February 25, 2023 marked the 30th anniversary of this Polar Bear Plunge, which originally started off in Point Pleasant but has now found a home in Seaside Heights. Spirits were high despite the weather being low, but that didn’t stop over 7,500 plungers who made up 567 teams and raised a combined amount over $2.6…

2023 Winter Games: Winter Sports Recap

February 22, 2023

Part 1 of the Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) 2023 Winter Games took place in Galloway Township January 6-8. It was the first time the Winter Games were held in three years, having been canceled in 2021 and 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part 2 of the winter sports season continued in northern New Jersey February…

2023 Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood Recap

January 25, 2023

The Polar Bear Plunge once again rocked the town of Wildwood, despite the cold weather and freezing wind!  Over 875 plungers signed up to brave the freezing sand with thoughts of summer in their mind. Whether they were in costume or simply sporting a bathing suit, this community worked hard for months and came together…