Special Smiles Earns 2022 Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation Grant

May 9, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Special Smiles® program was named a grant recipient from Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation this spring. The award, totaling $40,000, is to be implemented for programming throughout the 2022 calendar year. Special Smiles provides dental screenings, personal...


Special Driver Awarded Special Truck

May 3, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

In acknowledgement of her many industry and community accomplishments, professional truck driver Carmen Anderson today was presented with the keys to a new Volvo VNL760 70” sleeper specially wrapped to help raise awareness of Special Olympics. The handover event was...


SOWI Names Hershner President & CEO

April 28, 2022 Featured, Press

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Wisconsin is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Hershner as its new President & CEO. Hershner will begin his new role on May 16, 2022. Hershner is a seasoned executive with more...


SOWI Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 18, 2022 Events, Featured

The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022, “Volunteering Is Empathy In Action,” affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Volunteers play an incredibly vital role...


SOWI, Pro Sports Organizations Announce OUR TEAM Initiative

April 6, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Admirals, and Green Bay Packers, announced OUR TEAM—a first-of-its-kind initiative to celebrate inclusion across sport—at a press conference Wednesday, April 6, at Fiserv Forum. OUR TEAM is designed...


On March 30, 24 Wisconsin Jersey Mike’s Locations Will Donate 100% of Sales to Help Local Athletes Attend the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

March 24, 2022

On Wednesday, March 30, “Day of Giving,” 100 percent of your purchase at any Jersey Mike’s in the state will support the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and help 65 Team Wisconsin athletes attend the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games,...


SOWI, Auto Show “Let It Ride” to Celebrate Inclusion

March 23, 2022 Events, Press

The Automobile Dealers Association of Metro Milwaukee (ADAMM) welcomed Special Olympics Wisconsin as an event partner at its annual Auto Show Gala at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee this February. The event, tabbed “Let It Ride: An Evening of Gambling...


SOWI Delegation Advocates for Inclusion via Virtual Capitol Hill Day

March 15, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes, organization leaders, and Unified Champion School partners from across the Badger State engaged virtually on February 9 and 10 for Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day.” SOWI athlete and Marshfield native Heather Holland joined SOWI Unified...


From the Crease for a Cause

February 25, 2022 Events, Featured

To officially kick off Special Olympics Wisconsin’s 50th Anniversary, community partners Traction Factory and the Milwaukee Admirals designed and created commemorative SOWI 50th Anniversary jerseys. The Admirals wore the snazzy new navy and gold sweaters for their first home weekend...



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