Updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 11, 2020 Blog

COVID-19 Update: State Summer Games and Extended Office Closure (March 27, 2020) – We greatly appreciate everyone’s patience as we, like every other organization in the country, continue to monitor the coronavirus situation and make difficult decisions about how to...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Delegates Champion for Inclusion and Need for Critical Funding on Capitol Hill

February 28, 2020 Blog, Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2020 – (PRESS RELEASE) Special Olympics athletes, organization leaders, Unified Sports partners, and family members from across the United States and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on February 11th...


Plenty to smile about this Plunge season!

February 28, 2020 Blog

Eleven down, two to go! We’re in the homestretch of the 2020 Polar Plunge season. It’s been a Plunge season to remember. Here are just a few of the highlights from February. Cole Cleworth helps kick off new Rapids location with...


Athletes are ready for Wausau’s Winter Wonderland

January 28, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured

More than 150 of Special Olympics Wisconsin’s hardiest athletes are currently preparing themselves for the State Winter Games, taking place in Wausau on February 8 and 9. Snowshoers, alpine skiers, snowboarders and cross country skiers from 21 agencies across the...


12 Days of Athletes in 2019

December 12, 2019 Blog, Featured

This holiday season, we’re taking “12 Days of Athletes” to look back on some of the most inspiring athlete stories we covered in 2019. On the first Day of Athletes… We will kick off these 12 days with Christine Cherne...


Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2020 Polar Plunge!

November 1, 2019

Thousands of Wisconsinites will once again brave the icy waters to support Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes during the 2020 Polar Plunge. With the debut of the new Oconomowoc Polar Plunge, there will 13 locations to choose from across the state....


SOWI heads to D.C. to learn about Unified Leadership

September 30, 2019 Blog, Featured

From September 3 – 6, 2019, Special Olympics hosted athlete leaders and Unified partners in Washington D.C. for a Unified Leadership Workshop. Unified Leadership focuses on both leaders with and without intellectual disabilities (ID) to develop their mindsets and skills....


SOWI returns to Nashville for the SONA Golf Championship

September 29, 2019 Blog, Events

Barely a month after the Wisconsin Force took bronze in softball during a memorable trip to Nashville, Tennessee for the Special Olympics North America Softball Championship, another Special Olympics Wisconsin group made their way to the Music City for an...


Special Olympics Wisconsin thanks law enforcement

September 21, 2019 Blog, Featured

For National Thank a Police Officer Day in 2019, we’ve invited members of the Special Olympics Wisconsin community to thank law enforcement for everything they do for their communities and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Wisconsin for...



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