Chicken Plungers of all ages entered the ocean at 1:00pm on September 9th in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. If you were too chicken to enter the ocean in the winter, this was the plunge for you. Pools were available for those older and younger chickens who can’t plunge in the sea. One toe touching water counted. It was just a silly way of saying, ‘Hey, I don’t want to make that February plunge, but I can make the September one because the water’s warm. The Chicken Plunge participants were encouraged to raise sponsorship money to contribute to the clubhouse collection.
Residents and visitors alike were invited to ignore their cold water fears and jump into the Atlantic in the name of charity. In addition to the main event, the Village Improvement Association (VIA), hosted a series of kid-focused entertainment and games, kite flying, and food stands. The purpose of the event was to raise money for the organization’s clubhouse improvements, which will allow the VIA to host larger events that benefit the town and other groups in the region, as well as for the general fund used by the Rehoboth Beach Patrol.
We have included a number of do-it-yourself fundraising ideas in this section that offer a break from traditional product sales. They were developed by groups just like yours in an attempt have a little fun with their fundraiser. Some of them are tried and true while others show a lot of creativity … and even wackiness in some cases. All of them are obviously not appropriate for every group, but sometimes, with only a little modification, your might find some fund raising ideas that are perfect for your group. If you have an idea for a do-it-yourself fund raiser you are willing to share with others, please send it to us via email. Include anything and everything you would want to know if you were hearing the idea for the first time.