Great Neck resident Erin Lipinsky raised $1820 from his annual car wash to benefit Special Olympics NY. The event took place at the Great Neck Alert Fire Company on Middle Neck Road. Lipinsky has been fundraising for the Special Olympics for the past seven years and the car wash kicked off his efforts to raise funds for the Annual Polar Plunge in 2022. This past March, Lipinsky raised $16,115, breaking his own record and again was the top individual fundraiser of the event. The Polar Plunge supports year-round sports training and competition and health and inclusion programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities in the community. Lipinsky has been a longtime member of the Great Neck Spirits Basketball Team for the Special Olympics.