For the 8th
year in a row, the all-volunteer Swampscott Yacht Club hosted a fantastic Polar
Plunge on New Year’s
Day complete with music, food, and a much-appreciated bonfire. This year’s plunge was a tremendous success, drawing attendance from
families, individuals and local businesses and raising much-needed funds for
The Haven Project and The Friends of the Swampscott Public Library.
On behalf of the homeless and unaccompanied young adults served by The Haven Project, we would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Jill and Mike Hartmann and all of the Swampscott Yacht Club volunteers who so graciously opened the yacht club to the community on New Years Day in a way that wonderfully supports the greater Swampscott community.
The funds raised at the 2014 Polar Plunge on behalf of the Haven Project will be used to develop a venue for job training for young adults. To learn more about the numbers of homeless young adults in our communities and what the Haven Project is doing to help them, please visit our website at www.havenproject.net or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks again to the Swampscott Yacht Club and the greater Swampscott community for your gifts of time, energy and enthusiastic support for those less fortunate – what a great way to kick off 2014 in such a positive way for our community!