Unified Soccer Series Enters Year Three

June 14, 2024 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and unified partners attended Signing Day on June 11, announcing Year Three of the Unified Soccer Series’ Forward Madison Football Club Unified Team. This year’s Unified Flamingos represent local programs from West Madison, Sun Prairie, Columbus,...


SOWI Team Heads to D.C. for Capitol Hill Days

February 13, 2024 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin Athlete Annie Mulligan and Unified Partner Daisy Lang, along with SOWI President & CEO Chad Hershner and VP of Marketing & Communications Addie Teeters, represented SOWI in Washington, D.C. for Special Olympics’ annual Capitol Hill Day advocacy...


FMFC Inks Unified Team 2.0 on Signing Day

May 30, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Twenty-two Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and unified partners signed on the dotted line this month, announcing Year Two of the Forward Madison Football Club Unified Team. This year’s Flamingos represent the local agencies in Madison, Sun Prairie, Columbus, Oregon, Silver...


SOWI Announces Return of the YAC

January 9, 2023 Blog, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin has named its statewide selections to the Youth Activation Committee, making its initial return since the pre-COVID-19 pandemic era. The Youth Activation Committee (YAC) consists of youth from ages 14 to 18 from across the state, both...


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...



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