Celebrating some pandemic heroes during National Volunteer Week

April 28, 2021 Blog, Featured

The week of April 18-24, 2021 was National Volunteer Week. Created in 1974, the week serves as an opportunity to recognize the impact volunteers make in their communities, reflect on the profound and lasting effect they have on those around...


Summer Sports Update

April 28, 2021 Blog, Events

While this summer’s sports action will still look a little different from years past due to the ongoing pandemic, we’re getting excited to safely return to action in ways we haven’t seen since before COVID-19 brought society to a screeching...


Introducing your Sun Run & Solar Plunge Ambassador

April 27, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

Athlete Keira Thompson of Brookfield has been selected as the ambassador for our inaugural Sun Run & Solar Plunge series taking place across Wisconsin this summer during the month of June. The 14-year-old athlete embodies the Special Olympics spirit and...


Casey’s General Stores’ 15 Day Round Up Campaign Benefiting Special Olympics Wisconsin Begins Today

April 1, 2021 Blog, Featured

Today, Casey’s General Stores is kicking off a giving campaign to support Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners across its 16-state footprint. From April 1 to April 15, Casey’s guests can round up their purchases to provide funding for the...


Introducing the Sun Run & Solar Plunge

March 30, 2021 Blog, Events

We are excited to announce the debut of our new Sun Run & Solar Plunge series this summer! As COVID-19 cases continue to trend down and vaccination numbers increase, people are going to be hungry to get outside and celebrate...


Gabriela Moffett experiences thrill of victory, inclusion at powerlifting nationals

March 30, 2021 Blog, Featured

Athlete leader Gabriela Moffett of Kenosha Special Olympics flourished in her national powerlifting debut when she took first place in five events at the 2021 NASA Natural Nationals competition in Oklahoma City on February 20 and 21. Moffett placed first...


Special Olympics encourages COVID-19 vaccinations

March 29, 2021 Blog

Special Olympics and Special Olympics Wisconsin encourage you to get vaccinated if you have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine will help protect you from getting COVID-19. If you still get infected after you get vaccinated, the vaccine works...


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...



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