A local Special Olympics athlete has qualified for one of sporting’s most prestigious events—the Boston Marathon. Andrew Peterson, 24, has been a Special Olympics runner for years. He was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, but has never let its effects slow him down.
Law Enforcement Agencies Partner with Red Robin for Annual Tip-A-Cop® Fundraisers to Benefit Special Olympics Indiana
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews restaurants will go blue this weekend as officers and staff from law enforcement agencies around the state volunteer their time to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana by collecting special tips during the 12th annual Tip-A-Cop® event.
Casey’s General Stores, in partnership with Special Olympics global partner Coca-Cola, helped raise $48,731 for Special Olympics Indiana this June through special promotions across the state.
More than 2,100 Special Olympics athletes from across Indiana will make the trip to Indianapolis for state-level competitions over three weekends, kicking off Sept. 10 at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory Academy.
The organization’s largest single-day fundraiser pits teams of up to 20 against an 80-ton FedEx 757 jetliner in an unforgettable game of tug-of-war at the Indianapolis International Airport.
Nearly 2,700 competitors and as many as 5,000 volunteers, coaches, and spectators from across Indiana will converge on Terre Haute this June for state-level competitions in eight Summer Games sports.