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.
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.
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Duke Energy and the Duke Energy Foundation Award $125,000 to Special Olympics Indiana to Support the Advancement of Unified Sports and Swimming Programs
The funds include a $25,000 grant to support the 2021 Indiana Summer Games and a $100,000 corporate donation designated for the development of a Unified high school fitness challenge, the addition of a new Champions Together sport, and the enhancement of swimming programs.
For the fourth time in five years, Special Olympics’ programs including Special Olympics Indiana are the beneficiaries of a month-long giving campaign organized by Casey’s, with this year’s “Round up for Inclusion” promotion yielding a total of more than $790,000.
With health and safety protocols in place, approximately 1,200 Special Olympics athletes from across the state will take part in the organization’s largest in-person competition in nearly two years.
Special Olympics Indiana Partners with The Akers Group North America in Expanding Unified Champion Schools Program, Targeting Underserved Communities
Special Olympics Indiana announced today a partnership with The Akers Group (TAG) North America as part of a targeted effort to expand its Unified Champion Schools® (UCS) program in urban areas and underserved communities, beginning with Indianapolis.
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 2021 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.
In recognition of the eighth anniversary of Champions Together, Special Olympics Indiana is replacing the Inclusion Revolution banners for 12 Indiana schools with the new Unified Champion School banners that acknowledge them as “founding members” in appreciation of their long-standing commitment to the Inclusion Revolution.
The Spirit of Special Olympics Awards program is the annual recognition of athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, and Law Enforcement Torch Run officers who have demonstrated outstanding support of Special Olympics Indiana over the course of the past year — and in many cases, for much longer than that.
For the second consecutive year, Special Olympics North America has announced that a number of Indiana schools will receive national banner recognition for their efforts to engage students with and without intellectual disabilities in inclusive activities.