Elks Club Annual "Miracle Plunge" Set for Saturday, March 16
People taking the plunge last year
MY9TV.COM--The 6th Annual Miracle Plunge "Feezin' for a Reason" fund-raiser for Children's Specialized Hospital, Cooley's Anemia Foundation and the Elks of New Jersey's Camp Moore will be held Saturday, March 16th in Asbury Park.
Last year more than 300 participants from
all over the state took the plunge, raising $100,000 to benefit the Elks of New
Jersey's Camp Moore,
Hospital and the Cooley's
Anemia Foundation. The proceeds help strengthen the fight against thalassemia,
support specialized health care for children with special needs.
"We're excited for another great turnout
this year," said Bryon Masterson, Southeast District Elks Special Children's
Committee Chairman and Chairman of the Elks Miracle Plunge. "The water is
chilly and the winds might blow, but volunteers have fun knowing they are
Each year hundreds of hardy volunteers
brave the freezing Atlantic Ocean in the cold of winter to raise money for
Children's Specialized Hospital, the nation's largest provider of pediatric
rehabilitation services for children with special needs with two locations in Toms River. They are gearing
up again: The New Jersey Elks' 6th Annual Miracle Plunge "Freezin'
for a Reason" will take place Saturday, March 16. Since Belmar was hit hard by
Hurricane Sandy, the location has changed to the Asbury Park Convention
Center. Check in starts at 10 a.m. and the plunge
is at 12:00 p.m.