On Saturday, 28 July 2018 the brave and caring Garden Route community will again flock to the icy shores of Victoria Bay, where they will plunge into the icy depths of the winter-chilled Indian ocean to take part in the annual dotsure.co.za Polar Bear Plunge, all in aid of a host of local and national charities.

This year, local businesses and teams will be competing to bring the biggest and most exuberant following to the shore in order to make sure that charities close to their hearts are the beneficiaries of the sponsored R20 000 purse. Each team that enters will consist of 10 members and bring with them, warm hearts, warmer blankets and the warmest smiles available anywhere.

In 2017, with the help of the local community, the event (which is essentially a blanket drive), managed to raise more than 700 blankets for those in need. This year, the target is set at a cool 1000! “Winter is a hard time of year and it’s easy to forget others struggling in the cold temperatures while we live in our cosy comforts. This is why we do this! We do it because we care, we do it to try and make South Africa a little better, by trying to help those less fortunate than ourselves.”, says David Roache, MD of dotsure.co.za.

For those who would prefer to keep their toes dry, the 2018 edition of the Plunge will also boast a sizzling line up of entertainment including some hot tracks laid down by former 5FM DJ, Catherine Grenfell. Participants and supporters can partake in activities like a brain freeze eating contest, water sports, a crazy fun kids’ corner and more. The nominated charities will also be present on the day and have stalls where they will educate the public on what they do and where they will also be selling goodies, in aid of charity.

dotsure.co.za challenges you to dress in your most exciting swimwear and brave the freezing winter waves to show your support for this very deserving cause. Invite all your friends and family members to take the plunge and to bring a blanket as your entry fee.

Businesses can contact dotsure.co.za at polarbear@dotsure.co.za for an entry form and other participants can register on the dotsure.co.za Facebook page.

Don’t be Chicken, be Polar Bear! It’s time to get freezin’ for a reason!