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A Wish Come True Inc

18th Annual AWCT Polar Plunge- 1st Beach Newport RI- Do You Want to be a Minnow or a Shark?

A Wish Come True proceeds from 2022 Plunge will directly make dreams come true for Benjamin and Elijah's Wish to Disney! Additional proceeds will support resources to our Wish Families during this challenging time. For more info
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This year, make a New Years Resolution to help a dream come true for Benjamin and Elijah, two children with life-threatening illnesses who want to go to Disney with their families. On New Years Day join A Wish Come True for our 18th year of hosting the Polar Plunge at 1st Beach in Newport. With over 5000 people coming to the beach, we are the largest Plunge in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Donate now using the Give Now Button on this page, or register as a fundraiser using the Start Fundraising'' button and create your own fundraising page to share with your friends and family. The minimum registration to plunge is $20, and a $40 donation gives you a choice of a towel or fleece blanket on the day of the event.

As we enter our 40th Anniversary year, A Wish Come True renews its commitment to helping wish families throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. We are grateful for the sponsors of this event, especially our Presenting Sponsor, CAV Restaurant.

Register now on line or at the event.

Minnow level of $20 and receive a wristband and entrance to the plunge

Shark level of $40 and receive your wristband, entrance to the plunge, and either a towel or fleece blanket

Too scared to plunge? Support a Wish Come True on the day of the event by purchasing a towel, fleece blanket or t-shirt for only $25 or make a donation there.

Join us for the after-plunge at Diego's Restaurant and Rejects Beer Company


Mary-Kate O'Leary

Executive Director

About the charity

A Wish Come True is the oldest wish granting organization in Rhode Island and Mass. We grant wishes and provide resources to families with a child struggling with a critical illness. We have helped close to 1700 children receive a Wish over 40 years, which is an estimated value of $8.5m.

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