Special Olympics Indiana touches the lives of more than 11,000 athletes and volunteers across the state. Imagine how many inspirational stories remain untold.
To keep the media, as well as athletes, coaches, volunteers, friends and family well informed, Special Olympics Indiana offers online news and media resources. This includes inspirational stories, press releases, logos and an events calendar of upcoming competitions and fundraisers.
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.read more
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.read more
A pair of athletes from Indiana are competing in the Special Olympics World Winter Games this week, and one will return from Austria a gold medalist. Snowboarder Chris Perdue, a native of Osgood, Ind. and a student at South Ripley High School in Versailles, won the men’s second division advanced giant slalom event on Tuesday.read more
Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, Unified Partners, and family members from 39 states and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill on February 15 for Special Olympics’ 15th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”read more
Disney On Ice presents “Follow Your Heart” will break from its usual pre-show routine to provide a memorable VIP experience for a group of athletes from Special Olympics Indiana.read more
Thousands of advocates will raise money and awareness in their local communities this winter before taking an icy plunge to show their support for Special Olympics Indiana.read more
Lakeland and Westview High Schools to be Recognized as “Unified Champion Schools” during Tuesday’s Basketball Games
LaGRANGE, Ind. — Tuesday night’s basketball games between Lakeland High School and Westview Jr.-Sr. High School hold more than a cross-county rivalry. In a special ceremony to be held during the intermission between the girls and boys varsity basketball games hosted...read more
Officers and staff from law enforcement agencies around the state will volunteer their time this weekend to raise money for Special Olympics Indiana by collecting special tips during Red Robin’s 11th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraising event.read more
Hear from Gregory Johnson, a Special Olympics Indiana Boone County athlete! He’ll explain how much your support in the Polar Plunge will help him and more than 11,000 athletes across the state be able to compete in sports.read more
The world of professional modeling can be a bit hard, but for Richard Jegan, it comes quite natural. Delve into Richard’s decade-long modeling career and athletic journey in Special Olympics Indiana to find out why everyone loves Richard whenever they met him!read more