Polar Plunge Raises Money For Family Of Suburban Man With ALS
January 25, 2015 - als
(CBS) — About 300 people took a cold drop in Lake Michigan during North Avenue Beach Saturday after chipping divided during a shelf ice to be means to get into a water, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The amiable continue had some people station around on a beach in their showering suits before holding a thrust though a H2O in a 30s was still H2O in a 30s.
WBBM 780’s Mike Krauser
This Polar Plunge dubbed “A jubilee of shrinkage” by a Lakeview Polar Bear Club is a fundraiser. Brian Marshall started a eventuality with dual friends 14 years ago and given afterwards has lifted a lot of income to assistance out families in need.
“A entertain of a million dollars…it only blows us away,” he said.
Derek Hogg’s family is benefitting from this event. He was a firefighter in Kankakee and Wilmington stricken with ALS.
“It is tough being so immature and carrying a immature family,” Hogg said. “I have a two-and- a-half year-old child and an 11 month aged boy, so they are during a age where they wish to combat with their aged male and we only wish to chuck them adult in a air. It is kind of formidable to face that reality.”
He pronounced saying all a people gave him some-more strength.