12 Days of SOWI

December 14, 2022 Blog, Featured

Join us as we celebrate “12 Days of SOWI” this holiday season! For the third straight year we highlight our talented athletes, coaches, volunteers, community partners, and the many other wonderful people who help make our tight-knit SOWI community so...


UCS Announces 2022 Back-to-School Slate

August 30, 2022 Blog, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin Unified Champion Schools is kicking off another fun filled and busy school year! Empowering youth and educators to be leaders of change, UCS is looking to help schools create a more unified experience through Youth Leadership, Unified...


Neenah Trio Makes Lifelong Connections through Youth Leadership Experience

June 28, 2022 Events, Press

The following feature comes to Special Olympics Wisconsin from Jenni Oeftger, Alicia Langlois, and Annabelle Hodges of Neenah Public Schools who represented Team Wisconsin at the Youth Leadership Experience coinciding with the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando. —...


SOWI Awarded Unified Champion City Schools Grant

June 1, 2022 Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin was awarded a $10,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to support its Unified Champion City Schools (UCCS) program, the organization announced late this spring. SOWI selected Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) as the target district for this UCCS...


SOWI joins Unified Champion City Schools initiative to accelerate urban programming and promote social inclusion

July 29, 2021 Blog

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) in the Special Olympics North America Unified Champion City Schools (UCCS) initiative this fall. UCCS is a focused approach to amplify the essential elements of Unified...


Milton Middle School Spreads the Word

March 16, 2021 Blog, Featured

Throughout the month of March, we’re celebrating the Spread the Word >> Inclusion campaign across the state. While we invite everyone in Wisconsin (and beyond) to Spread the Word for Inclusion with our Pledge for Inclusion, some of our most...


Spread the Word for Inclusion all month long with SOWI

February 26, 2021 Blog, Events

Join us during the whole month of March as we highlight the Spread the Word >> Inclusion campaign and signal to our fellow Wisconsinites that inclusion is the way forward. This annual partnership between Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and...


The Youth Activation Committee takes over

November 10, 2020 Blog, Featured

Members of the Youth Activation Committee celebrated October’s National Bully Prevention Month by taking over some of our social media channels on October 27 during the inaugural YAC social media takeover. The Columbus High students posted on Instagram and Facebook...


Neenah schools are recognized for their commitment to inclusion

September 3, 2020 Blog, Featured

Special Olympics North America announced on August 19 that Neenah High School and Shattuck Middle School in Neenah were selected as nationally recognized National Banner Unified Champion Schools. The two programs were among just 155 schools in the country recognized for...



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