What is it: The Polar Plunge is one of Special Olympics Louisiana’s largest fundraisers. Individuals and teams plunge into cold waters for Special Olympics athletes. Join us February 17 in Gonzales or February 24 in Shreveport.
Who can plunge: Anyone! Individuals and teams from businesses and organizations, alongside our athletes experience heartwarming and bone chilling extremes as they take the plunge into the icy cold water during the winter for Special Olympics Louisiana athletes!! All you have to do is raise $50!
Don’t have what it takes: Then come watch the fun or you can donate to a plunger!
Sign up to plunge today!
Who: Celebrities + YOU and your CREW!
What: You and your 3 closest buds, co-workers, or family members get the chance to bowl with local celebrities and show them who the true champion really is!
When: June 10, 2018
Where: Colonial Bowling Lanes, 6601 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, LA 70123
Why: To help change the lives of thousands of children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Special Olympics Louisiana.
Plus: Raffle and auction items signed by local celebrities! Tons of great prizes provided by local businesses and a day packed with great food, music and company!
Click here to register today!
You know the drill! It’s Medal Monday and we want to see YOUR Medal pictures. Just post them in the comments below and don’t forget to use #medalmonday!
With the aid of our amazing sponsors, no costs are imposed on Special Olympics Louisiana athletes or their families! To continue to operate in this manner, Special Olympics Louisiana depends upon the cash and in-kind donations of our many generous sponsors and donors to fund its year-round program, parish, area and statewide. We would like to extend special thanks to our sponsors.
Amazon.com has an initiative called Amazon Smile, which allows you to support your favorite charity with every purchase online. When you go to smile.amazon.com it will ask you to login to your amazon account and then choose your favorite charity organization. If you type in Special Olympics Louisiana and search, a “Special Olympics Louisiana, Inc” will pop up.Once you have selected your charity, it automatically adds it to your profile and EVERY purchase you make sends 0.5% of that purchase to your charity.
Check it out today and support our athletes all year long with a smile! 🙂
It’s time to get ready for the State Indoor Games! The games will take place on March 2-3 in Baton Rouge, LA. Athletes from across the state will be able to compete in Basketball, Bowling, and Tennis.
Not an athlete and still want to join us? Sign up to be a volunteer!
We would like to congratulate our wonderful office assistant and former SOLA athlete, Glenn! Last week he was presented with an award from Options for 30 years of employment here at Special Olympics Louisiana. We appreciate beyond words how much you do for us! You’re truly a rockstar. Congratulations on thirty years – here’s to many more!
Did you know that we are on LinkedIn? We are! If you are on the site, we hope that you will connect with us and say hello.
This is another great way that you can follow along with what is happening in the world of Special Olympics Louisiana.
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2018 is the year of Special Olympics Louisiana’s 50th anniversary. For 50 years Special Olympics Louisiana has been creating a more inclusive, welcoming world for all. We are asking for donations of $50 for our 50th. Donors who make a gift in the amount of $50 or larger will become a Champion of Change and will receive a 50th Anniversary Member coin.
You may have been a part of our past and now we are asking you to be a part of our future.