Police Specialist Nelson and Sheriff’s Deputy Casper exemplify law enforcement’s dedication to Special Olympics Wisconsin

May 19, 2017

In honor of National Police Week, we would like to recognize the courage and selflessness of all law enforcement officers in protecting our communities. We would also like to highlight the contributions members of law enforcement have made to the...


High fives and handshakes: recognizing Lt. Jason Mentzel during National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

May 8, 2017

Involvement in the Special Olympics mission can come from many unexpected places, even from a co-worker’s recommendation from within the walls of a correctional facility. When the sergeant who was heading the Special Olympics Committee at Oshkosh Correctional Institution was...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Announces Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine as 2017 Region 5 Hometown Games Presenting Partner

April 19, 2017

Green Bay, WI (April 14, 2017) – Special Olympics Wisconsin is proud to announce a new partnership with Aurora BayCare Sports Medicine that will impact Special Olympics Wisconsin Athletes from Nine Counties in Northeastern Wisconsin. Hometown Games will take place...


Historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Announces “4 Kids” Partnership with Special Olympics Wisconsin, MACC Fund and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin

March 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE, WI (March 1, 2017) — The historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame today announced the creation of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 4 Kids with three important Wisconsin causes; Special Olympics Wisconsin, the MACC Fund, and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin....


Making a Difference: Brillion High School’s Project Unify

March 16, 2017

BRILLION (WLUK) — A local high school club in Brillion is making a difference in their community as they “spread the word to end the word.” Project Unify is a section of the Special Olympics, with local chapters throughout the...


GoFundMe Forms Partnership With the Special Olympics to Fund Athletes Attending the 2017 World Winter Games

February 17, 2017

Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with the Special Olympics to help fund athletes that are looking to attend this year’s World Winter Games, which will be held in Graz, Schladming, Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria next...


ESPN’s Groundbreaking Coverage of Special Olympics World Winter Games Begins March 18 From Austria

February 17, 2017

ESPN’s first World Winter Games coverage includes live three-hour Opening Ceremony featuring Parade of Athletes, Special Guests and musical performances from multi-Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz and Grace VanderWaal Robin Roberts, Kevin Negandhi, Lindsay Czarniak and Dustin Plunkett to host...


Deerfield’s Club Unify braves icy waters for good cause

February 17, 2017

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Deerfield High School’s Club Unify participated in the 2017 Polar Plunge. Plungers and spectators alike gathered at Cravath Lakefront Park, in downtown Whitewater, around noon on Saturday. The excitement in the air was palpable as anticipation...


Presenting Sponsor Spotlight: Harker Heating & Cooling

February 15, 2017

When employees at Harker Heating & Cooling sat down late last year to discuss worthwhile causes in the Madison area to get involved with in 2017, it didn’t take long for Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Polar Plunge to come up. A...



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