Inaugural Culver’s Isthmus Bowl Comes to Madison; Features Special Olympics Wisconsin

November 15, 2021 Events, Featured

New College Bowl Game Features Top Division III Football Teams from Regional Conferences Every college football team dreams of a postseason bowl game and this fall, the dream will be a reality for two small college powerhouses when the inaugural...


Dane County Awards Nearly $5 Million in COVID Relief Grants to 183 Local Nonprofits

September 21, 2021 Blog, Featured, Press

  MADISON, Wis., September 14, 2021 – Many Dane County nonprofit organizations that faced financial strain in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic just received some welcome assistance from the County. Today, Madison Community Foundation (MCF) and Dane County Executive...


Returning to Play, by Athlete Lucas Smith

August 30, 2021 Blog, Featured

– An athlete’s reflection on the State Outdoor Sports Tournament.  August 7th, 2021, marked a very special date for many Special Olympics athletes including myself. It was a day that many will remember for being the first taste of state...


A message of thanks

November 23, 2020

A Thanksgiving message from the President & CEO of Special Olympics Wisconsin: This Thanksgiving, I want to thank you for being a part of the Special Olympics Wisconsin family. This year has challenged us, there’s no question about it. These...


Former Packers All-Pro helps Special Olympics Wisconsin celebrate Young Athletes

October 26, 2020 Events, Featured

Former Packers All-Pro Guard Josh Sitton will help showcase the superpowers of our Young Athletes on October 29, 2020 at 8 a.m. during the “Champions Together Breakfast” virtual fundraiser, presented by WinTrust Commercial Banking at Town Bank. This free event,...


Unified State Cross Country Meet returns for year two

September 3, 2020 Blog, Events

After being rescheduled due to COVID-19, the Special Olympics Wisconsin State Cross Country Meet is now returning for its second year on September 20, 2020. This Unified event organized by the Kenosha Running Company is open to all Special Olympics athletes as well as...


What moves you?

September 3, 2020 Blog, Events

In collaboration with the Law Enforcement Torch Run, we are pleased to introduce the new Special Olympics Wisconsin Virtual Run Series taking place October 3-31, 2020. The Special Olympics Wisconsin Virtual Run Series is a unique, fun and social distancing-friendly way for our...


Virtual Young Athletes helps the Zwicke family navigate the pandemic

September 3, 2020 Blog

This summer, our Young Athletes program went virtual so that we could continue to meet the needs of our Young Athletes and their families during the pandemic. One of the families who participated consistently throughout the summer was the Zwicke...


Lions Club International and Special Olympics team up on family health

September 3, 2020 Blog, Events

Thanks to a grant from Special Olympics Inc. and Lions Club International, Special Olympics Wisconsin is able to provide Family Health Forums free to its athletes, as well as their parents, adult siblings, guardians, and all individuals from the community....



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