PUEBLO — Although it warmed up a bit Saturday, the high in Pueblo was still in the 50s.
Not exactly warm enough for a swim.
Despite the temperatures, a group of people took a plunge for a good cause at Lake Pueblo.
Saturday was the annual Polar Plunge, an event that raises money for the Special Olympics.
Participants said it's a fun a way to help an important organization and its athletes.
"It costs $250 to send someone through to the Special Olympics, to get them mentored in, so this is a great way to involve the community, get everyone involved, and to raise awareness because Special Olympics is a great cause," said participant, Nicholas Horn.
This year's event raised more than $200 thousand for Colorado's Special Olympic athletes.