20 Wilmington High Students Take The Polar Plunge, Raise $3,000 In Rotary Club’s Fight Against Polio

Below is information provided by the Wilmington Rotary Club:

WILMINGTON, MA — On Saturday, April 2, 2022, 20 students from the Wilmington High School Interact Club participated in the Rotary District 7930’s annual Polar Plunge fundraiser in Gloucester to raise awareness and support the eradication of Polio from the world.

The WHS students have already raised nearly $3,000, tripling their original goal of $1,000. Donations can still be made at their GoFundMe page HERE. All funds will be transferred into Rotary’s Polio Plus Account, supporting efforts to eliminate polio from the last two countries in which it remains endemic — Afghanistan and Pakistan.

“During a week when the reputation of the High School was tarnished due to the misguided behavior of a few individuals, this effort shows the true character of the the quality of kids we have at WHS,” said Chris Neville, one of the Interact Club’s Advisor.

What’s next for Rotary’s Interact Club? Neville noted students will be volunteering to serve Easter Breakfast to the residents of Deming Way on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

20 from WHS

Dashing through the Sand

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