Make-A-Wish  / Donations

Paulie would be thrilled# He did not get his wish to boogie board in Puerto Rico, but in our first year of swimming in his memory we raised $7,000# That donation to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York  made it possible for one child to live their dream!

The Long Beach Polar Bear Club has become enormously popular and successful in a very short time# In subsequent years we raised and donated:

2000

$7,000

1 wish granted!

2001

$12,000

2 wishes granted!

2002

$24,000

4 wishes granted!

2003

$42,000

7 wishes granted!

2004

$70,000

12 wishes granted!

2005

$120,000

20 wishes granted!

2006

$190,000

27 wishes granted!

2007

$270,000

35 wishes granted!

2008

$361,000

48 wishes granted!

2009

$370,000

47 wishes granted!

2010

 $520,254

69 wishes granted!

2011

 $530,180

70 wishes granted!  

2012

$555,390

74 wishes granted!  

2013

$650,246

86 wishes granted!  

2013

$570,000

   39 wishes granted so far