Long Beach Polar Bears make a splash during 24th annual Make-A-Wish fundraiser

The dip started in 2001 and has since raised more than $8 million to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses.

News 12 Staff

Feb 11, 2024, 10:45 PM

Updated 163 days ago

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The Long Beach Polar Bears took their annual plunge Sunday morning to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The nonprofit grants life-changing wishes to children who are sick.
"It brings great joy to me. It warms my heart. The Long Beach community, the South Shore of Long Island – they’ve embraced this. The City of Long Beach is spectacular," said Polar Bear Michael Bradley.
The dip started in 2001 and has since raised more than $8 million to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses.


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