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.
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.
UPDATE: The Johnson County Unified Golf Tour competition scheduled for Sunday, July 21 will go on as planned. Golfers and coaches are advised to stay hydrated and to take all necessary precautions to stay safe.With sustained temperatures in the mid-90s and heat...
Accept the Challenge today and sign up your team of up to 20 for the 2019 Plane Pull Challenge, to be held Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Indianapolis International Airport.
Celebrating the Joy of Inclusion and 50 years of changing lives through the transformative power of sports, Special Olympics Indiana’s 50th Anniversary Summer Games will be held June 7-9 at Indiana State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Champion level funding will help to cover costs associated with Special Olympics Indiana’s planned 50th anniversary activities and initiatives at the 2019 Indiana Summer Games.
Special Olympics’ work in schools, which would be impacted by recently proposed budget cuts, has been statistically proven to increase inclusion & improve whole school communities for millions of young people with & without intellectual disabilities.