Rumson Police Chief Scott Paterson is taking the plunge again — The Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights.
And, once again, the chief’s dip into icy waters is all for the sake of a good cause — Special Olympics New Jersey.
No, it’s not Paterson’s first plunge. But, it was a first for his $15,000 fundraising goal.
And, with only a few days left, Paterson has surpassed his goal. As of today, he has raised $15,340 from 68 donors.
He is grateful; and there is still time to donate, as funds will be accepted until the day of the plunge.
“I want to thank each and everyone of you that helped me reach my goal of $15,000.00,” Chief Paterson said yesterday in a message on his fundraising page. “I sincerely appreciate your kindness and generosity and I promise to represent well …”