Getting through the Pandemic together

May 4, 2020 Blog, Featured

For nearly five decades, Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) has provided fitness training, health education and athletic competition coupled with social, life and leadership skill development to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Across Wisconsin, our athletes and volunteers have built...


Checking in with the Athlete Leaders: Jonathon Baker

April 21, 2020 Blog, Featured

As Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes across the state stay home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Vice President of Unified Leadership, Jeanne Hrovat, is reaching out by phone to members of the Athlete Input Council...


The SOWI community spreads positivity, encouragement

April 2, 2020 Blog

As the SOWI community practices social distancing, it’s critically important that we all stay positive during this unprecedented pandemic. On that note, we asked some of our athletes and fans to tell us what is keeping them upbeat during this...


New Facebook Group helps SOWI community maintain Fitness at Home

April 2, 2020 Blog

The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in an unprecedented moment across the globe. It has made one of the most basic human instincts of connecting with one another difficult to do as we physically separate to help slow the transmission of...


Coronavirus and its impact on Special Olympics Wisconsin

April 1, 2020 Blog

Like every other organization in the country, Special Olympics Wisconsin has continued to closely monitor the coronavirus pandemic, making difficult decisions about how to move forward while keeping the health and safety of our communities as a top priority. On...


Checking in with the Athlete Leaders: Edward Kastern

March 31, 2020 Blog, Featured

As Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes across the state stay home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Vice President of Unified Leadership, Jeanne Hrovat, is reaching out by phone to members of the Athlete Input Council...


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...


PACKERS’ 15TH ANNUAL TAILGATE TOUR SET FOR MAY 15-17

March 9, 2020 Events, Press

Visits planned for La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee areas to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics Wisconsin, and Stars and Stripes Honor Flight MARCH 9, 2020 — (PRESS RELEASE) The Green Bay Packers today announced plans for the 15th annual ‘Green...


Special Olympics and Best Buddies build global movement to promote inclusion

March 3, 2020 Press

MADISON, WIS. – MARCH 3, 2020 (Press Release)– Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters from around the world will unite on Wednesday, March 4th for the annual Spread the Word Day. The Spread the Word to End the Word...



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