Taking in the New Year with A Wish Come True Polar Plunge

Credit: A Wish Come True
Credit: A Wish Come True

NEWPORT, R.I. (WLNE) — A Wish Come True, with thousands of supporters, took in the New Year with a Polar Plunge Sunday morning.

Five thousand people filled the beach before running into the ocean, braving the cold temperatures, before coming back out to join together.

This years Polar Plunge brought the foundation $40,000, which will go a long way in helping families in need.

You can help the organization continue granting wishes for families by donating on their website.

This was A Wish Come True’s 19th year hosting the event.

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