Staff, local programs and volunteers work together to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports, free health screenings, unified experiences and community events to support child and adults with intellectual disabilities (ID).

Region 5 offers access to all of Special Olympics Wisconsin’s sports offering, including:


Family Health Forum Engages Strong Minds

January 21, 2022 Event, Healthy Athletes

Special Olympics Wisconsin welcomed Strong Minds Clinical Directors Amy Yonker and Kelly Costigan for a virtual Family Health Forum in December. As part of SOWI’s Strong Minds curriculum, Yonker and Costigan provided a lesson on the connection between mind &...

SOWI Welcomes Six to Staff; Wigington Assumes Interim President/CEO

January 20, 2022 Miscellaneous

Special Olympics Wisconsin welcomed six new faces to its statewide staff, bolstering nearly every department as the organization celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2022. Additionally, former Vice President of Sports & Health Programs Don Wigington assumed the title of Interim...

LETR Wisconsin Earns Diamond Level Award of Excellence

December 23, 2021 Event, Fundraising, USA Games

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics (LETR) awarded its Wisconsin chapter the Diamond Level of Excellence for its 2020 fundraising efforts, signifying more than $1 million in gross revenue. LETR Wisconsin raised more than $1,629,895 in 2020 alone, finishing...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
February 26, 2022
12:00am - 11:59pm
Green Bay Polar Plunge
February 26, 2022
8:00am - 5:00pm
2022 District 4/5 Team Basketball: Ashwaubenon
March 5, 2022
8:00am - 5:00pm
R4 & R5 District Individual Basketball Skills – UW- Green bay (Kress Center)

Region 5 Contacts:

Sarah Graper

Sarah Graper

Senior Director of Development

Curt Evans

Curt Evans

Athletic Director


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