PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An environmental advocacy group is seeking volunteers for its fifth annual cold-water ocean plunge to raise money in the name of global warming.
The Natural Resources Council of Maine says its Polar Bear Plunge will be held at noon on the last day of the year at Portland's East End Beach.
The event raises money and awareness for the group's work on climate change issues.
There will also be a 5-K walk or run.
Last year nearly 200 people took part, raising 18-thousand dollars.