12 Days of SOWI

December 25, 2020 Blog, Featured

Join us as we celebrate “12 Days of SOWI” this holiday season! In previous years we’ve highlighted athlete stories we’ve told throughout the year. However, this year we’ve expanded the campaign to highlight athletes as well as the many other...


A message of thanks

November 23, 2020

A Thanksgiving message from the President & CEO of Special Olympics Wisconsin: This Thanksgiving, I want to thank you for being a part of the Special Olympics Wisconsin family. This year has challenged us, there’s no question about it. These...


2022 USA Games excitement starts now

November 10, 2020 Blog, Events

Although it may seem far off, excitement is starting to brew for the 2022 USA Games presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs that will be taking place June 5 – 12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Let the nominations begin! Here in...


The Youth Activation Committee takes over

November 10, 2020 Blog, Featured

Members of the Youth Activation Committee celebrated October’s National Bully Prevention Month by taking over some of our social media channels on October 27 during the inaugural YAC social media takeover. The Columbus High students posted on Instagram and Facebook...


SOWI athletes get creative in finding ways to inspire

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

While COVID-19 has made for a fall with fewer Special Olympics Wisconsin activities than in a normal year, many SOWI athletes were able to find creative ways to stay engaged with the SOWI community and inspire others in new and...


SOWI athlete Bailey Durni takes the crown

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

The students of Platteville High School demonstrated their deep commitment to inclusion recently when they selected Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Bailey Durni as their Homecoming Queen on October 2. It was a fitting way for Durni to kick off her...


Former Packers All-Pro helps Special Olympics Wisconsin celebrate Young Athletes

October 26, 2020 Events, Featured

Former Packers All-Pro Guard Josh Sitton will help showcase the superpowers of our Young Athletes on October 29, 2020 at 8 a.m. during the “Champions Together Breakfast” virtual fundraiser, presented by WinTrust Commercial Banking at Town Bank. This free event,...


Return to Play makes for a special reunion for two athletes

October 1, 2020 Blog, Featured

27 athletes and Unified partners were thrilled to compete in Special Olympics Wisconsin’s first sports tournament in six months when they participated in the Southern State Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 13 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Course in Columbus. But...


Catholic Financial Life members show us what moves them

October 1, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured

Across southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, members of the Catholic Financial Life community will be walking, running, biking or rolling wheelchairs in their neighborhoods, through local parks or around school tracks to help kick off the inaugural Virtual Run Series for...



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