Want to jump into the Potomac on Jan 25 to fight climate change?
posted November 19, 2019 8:01 AM   RSS

Hi all! I'm doing the Chesapeake Climate Action Network's "Keep Winter Cold" polar bear plunge again this year. It's a fundraising event for a great organization that does excellent state & local organizing around environmental issues--they're the ones we have to thank for Maryland's fracking ban. I'm wondering if I can coax some local mefites into taking the plunge with me and fundraising as #TeamMetafilter. Anyone interested?
More info about the plunge, and CCAN, can be found here. I'm happy to answer questions if you have any!
posted by sugar and confetti to Proposed (4 comments total)

I have paid cash money to ensure that you do this.
posted by Johnny Wallflower at 8:54 AM on November 20 [2 favorites]


:D Thank you, Johnny W!

For anyone considering taking the plunge: Still lots of time to decide, and I can personally guarantee it's fun and inspiring as hell to get out there and get super chilly with hundreds of other climate activists.

Also, they always have good food, and plenty of hot drinks, and sometimes people show up in costume because why not. And we all get together and eat lunch at the restaurant next door afterward.
posted by sugar and confetti at 12:22 PM on November 26


I can't participate this year but I donated and might be able to come cheer for everyone!
posted by brilliantine at 5:49 AM on December 3


brilliantine, thank you so much for your support! I really appreciate it. :-)

Still plenty of time if any folks want to sign up. We're 19 days and a month away.
posted by sugar and confetti at 10:57 AM on December 6



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