Ithaca Chill Challenge on January 1, 2022
Welcome to the 7th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge…Dip or Dodge event!
The Ithaca Chill Challenge is an annual fundraising event for Ithaca Community Recovery. The challenge is a Polar Plunge, but with a twist.
Each participant will have their own page for donations,
and their donors can “vote” with their $$$ to either…
“Dip ’em” and they’ll have to run into the lake for a dip
let ’em “Dodge” and they’ll get to stay dry at home and watch from the live Zoom broadcast!
On New Year’s Eve at midnight, the higher total for each participant prevails. Participants commit to doing whatever their friends, loved ones, co-workers, frenemies, siblings, and assorted other donors decide. Regardless of who winds up in the lake, all donations go to support ICR.
People who are active in the recovery community, the people who love and support them, the people who only know them - everyone will be able to come together to celebrate and to welcome in the new year.
Last year we raised over $40,000 and we hope to beat it this year!
Registration in advance is required, and fund-raising will be primarily on-line (with mail and in-person options as well). We hope that this will enable everyone to take part and help support this vital cause. If you’d like a copy of our poster to share, click Ithaca Chill Challenge Poster 2022.
- Prizes for the top five individual and top three team fundraisers
- Prizes for best costumes - Zoom participants included
- Gifts for participants raising over $150
The money raised will be used to maintain and improve 518 West Seneca Street as a welcoming and secure home-base for our local recovery community.
The event is on January 1, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the Ithaca Yacht Club. The Ithaca Yacht Club is located at 1090 Glenwood Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.
…and don’t forget your camera!
If you missed the 6th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge…Dip or Dodge event..COVID style! event, please check out the (edited) video on YouTube!
Thank you Kate Collins and the Ithaca Journal!
Kate captured the event...and the color and heart of our community! Thank you Kate!
It was SO much fun...let's do it all again!
The next best thing to being there...ZOOM!
Time: Jan 1, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Thank you to Ithaca Yacht Club for allowing the 7th Annual Ithaca Chill Challenge - Dip or Dodge Event to use its amazing facility on January 1, 2022! To participate or donate go to ithacachillchallenge.org
Match Day is here!
Today is MATCH DAY! All donations up to $100 will be matched today or until we reach $5,000. Thanks to our sponsors!