I'd like to invite ANYONE reading this to come join me in taking the Polar Plunge in a few weeks. It is January 29th and is a benefit event for Special Olympics. I am sure i don't have to convince you that Special Olympics is a fantastic cause....my guess is that you are a bit more skeptical about jumping in a lake in January. I understand. So I'll give you some great alternatives. If you, for various reasons, don't feel like you can/want to jump into a freezing lake (last time i did this there was 8 inch thick ice carved away for our 'plunge area') please support someone who is. I have a team and would love to accept donations on behalf of Special Olympics. I am personally trying to raise $300 dollars. My team consists of students and staff from Fort Osage High School but would accept anyone. If you would rather your donation go to help a student take the plunge i would gladly make that happen.
how to donate:
- send me a check (made out to SOMO (special olympics missouri))
- click on this link http://somo.org/taylortholen then click 'donate'
- find me and give me cash.
even 5 bucks would be a great donation.... anything you've got would be great.
The money stays in the Kansas City area...FYI.
Special Olympics is such a fantastic cause.... check out somo.org if you don't believe me.
This awesome pose is of me emerging from Longview Lake a couple years ago. My inner monologue: "holy shnikes that was cold!"