Special Olympics Indiana has a new “Blue Ribbon” partner for 2020, as the Indiana State Police Alliance will contribute $4,000 in support of the organization’s year-round programs and events and will promote increased involvement in the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) program among its more than 1,200 members.
As the organization’s signature fundraiser for more than 20 years, the Polar Plunge directly benefits more than 18,000 Special Olympics athletes throughout Indiana and plays a vital role in ensuring that an ever-growing number of children and adults with intellectual disabilities continue to benefit from no-cost participation in life-changing sports, health, education, and leadership programs.
Record Numbers Expected at Special Olympics Indiana’s 2019 ‘Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games’ in September
Thousands of Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners from across Indiana will participate in the 2019 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games, featuring state-level competitions in seven sports over three weekends kicking off Sept. 8 at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory Academy.
Fourteen Indiana Schools to Receive National Recognition from Special Olympics for Achievements with Inclusion
Special Olympics North America has announced that 14 Indiana schools will receive national banner recognition for their efforts to engage students with and without intellectual disabilities in inclusive activities during the 2018-2019 school year.
Casey’s General Stores and Coca-Cola Raise more than $139,000 for Special Olympics Indiana, $2.2 Million Nationwide
At a special presentation yesterday, Casey’s General Stores leaders presented a check to Special Olympics Indiana in the amount of $139,436, representing the total raised by all Indiana Casey’s stores during a June “Round-up at the Register” fundraiser.
Special Olympics Indiana athletes and NFHS student ambassadors participated in the 2019 NFHS Student Leadership Summit at Plainfield High School.