NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — After a week of bitter cold temperatures, you can only imagine just how cold the water is around here.

So, what better idea than to take a polar plunge for a good cause? CBS2’s Dick Brennan did just that on Saturday at the 19th annual Rockaway Plunge in Breezy Point, Queens.

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It was Dick’s 11th time participating in the event, which raises money for people suffering form cystic fibrosis. 

The event is helping to cover the expenses of a second double-lung transplant for 22-year-old Annie McMahon, of Westchester County.

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But what was it like?!

“It’s wonderful! It’s invigorating… it’s cold,” one man said.

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For more information on Saturday’s plunge, or if you’d like to donate to the charity which ran the event, CLICK HERE.