This year’s Polar Bear Dip held in Sylvan Lake on Feb. 16 raised $24,346.50 and 41 jumpers participated. The most money, $5779.75, was raised for Community Partners.
Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta was second with $5,311 raised on its behalf. A total of $2,335 was raised for You Can Play, Too; $2,280 for Sylvan Lake Playground Society; and $1,851 for KidSport Sylvan Lake.
The Serenity Pet Shelter was the recipient of $1,580 and $1,225.75 was raised for Sylvan Lake Library.
A total of $1,220.50 went to the Central Alberta Women’s Shelter and Sylvan Lake Victim Services netted $1,013.25.
Other groups that received funding included Sylvan Lake Fire Department ($915), Sylvan Lake Junior Curling ($500) and United Way ($335).