5th Annual Frozen Leap Raises $25,000 for SOS Community Services
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Frozen Leap team, the Polar Pigs (Pride, Integrity, Guts) showed up in full force on Saturday, February 16th, 2013. The Frozen Leap took place in the icy waters of Ford Lake where employees of the Sheriff’s Office and many other community members took the plunge into the icy waters.
A fundraising goal of $20,000 was set and surpassed to $25,000 for SOS Community Services. There were 20 teams, totaling 112 leapers for the cause. The Polar Pigs were the top fundraising team collecting over $2600 – Way to Go Polar Pigs!! A Polar Pig team member, Nan Spike, also won the bragging rights for the “Best Jump” contest.
The WCSO Dive Team were present and in the water for the entire event to make sure all the jumpers were safe, while the Washtenaw County HazMat Team provided warming tents for the jumpers.