Changing the World through Sports
At the core, Special Olympics is a sports organization that uses the power of sport as a catalyst for social change, working to end discrimination and empower people with intellectual disabilities to reach their fullest potential on and off the playing field. Help us achieve our vision of using sports to open hearts and minds and to create inclusive communities across the state and throughout the world!
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Freezin’ For a Reason: Annual Polar Plunge Raises Vital Funds for Special Olympics Athletes throughout Indiana
An annual tradition for more than 20 years, Special Olympics Indiana again invites supporters to make a splash for athletes across the state this winter by taking part in the 2022 Polar Plunge — a series of exhilarating events where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause. Read more
Parents and caregivers of Special Olympics Indiana athletes are encouraged to attend a webinar on June 21. Special Needs Planner Gordon Homes will address important financial planning topics, including protecting government benefit eligibility for supplemental security income (SSI), special needs trusts, ABLE Accounts, and the importance of a will. Read more
Want to be a part of the Polar Plunge fun without getting into the freezing water? Here's your chance! Sign up today for our second annual Polar Plunge Run, a special fundraising event challenging anyone, anywhere to walk or run a virtual 5K or 10K during the 2022 Polar Plunge Season and to compete for special prizes and awards Read more
News from Special Olympics Indiana is Good
Through Unified Fitness Clubs, Healthy Athletes and Healthy Communities programs, Special Olympics Indiana is reducing obesity, improving oral health, reducing rates of infectious disease and improving the hearing and vision of our athletes. Find out how you can get involved in equipping athletes.