we LOVE our sponsors

Without our Sponsors support our program would not be possible. Our sponsors provide financial stability for our organization and we encourage you to learn about each of them by clicking on their name.
Mission Partners:
Program Partner:
Law Enforcement Torch Run Sponsors     State Games Sponsors
Medallion Sponsor:                                           Medallion Sponsors:
Valero St. Charles Refinery                              Knights of Columbus
Louisiana Masons                                             BCBSLA Foundation
                                                                          The Davis-Malony Fund
Gold Medal Sponsors:                                     Gold Medal Sponsors: AT&T                                                                Lafayette Rotary Club South
LA Wildlife Agents Assoc.                                Smitty Supply, Inc.
                                                                         Southern Oilman’s Tennis Tournament
                                                                         Ronald McDonald NOLA Charities
Silver Medal Sponsors:                                    Silver Medal Sponsors:
IREM Louisiana Chapter 55                             Fred B & Ruth B Zigler Foundation                                                       Best Buy, Inc.

Bronze Medal Sponsors:                                  Bronze Medal Sponsors:
LA Sheriff’s Association                                  Huntington Ingalls Industries
Treasure Chest Casino                                  MidSouth Bank
Marshalls Stores                                             NOH3 Red Dress Run
Finish Line Stores                                           ExxonMobil

Thank You, Sponsors

To all of our sponsors, we say THANK YOU!  It is with your support that we are able to host close to 100 competitions a year for our athletes.

Here are some interesting facts…

76% of corporations said their involvement improved and enhanced their company’s image.
– The World Summer Games
85% of companies surveyed stated their involvement improved employee morale and goodwill.
– Smith & Company- World Games Research
Special Olympics is “The most credible charity in America”.
– Chronicle of Philanthropy
Special Olympics enjoys 95% name recognition.
– Gallop Poll
Among major Non-Profit Organizations, Special Olympics is ranked #1 in effectiveness.
– Survey

Click here to get more info on how to become a sponsor!


Meet our WONDERFUL sponsors

Meet our Sponsors: These are the companies, organizations, foundations that sponsor our programs through monetary donations. Please click on each one’s name to be directed to their website. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact us.

Mission Partners:
Program Partners:
Law Enforcement Torch Run Sponsors     State Games Sponsors
Medallion Sponsor:                                           Platinum Sponsor:
Valero St. Charles Refinery                              Knights of Columbus
Gold Medal Sponsors:                                       Medallion Sponsors:
AT&T                                                                 Lafayette Rotary Club South
LA Wildlife Agents Assoc.                                 BCBSLA Foundation
                                                                          Gold Medal Sponsor:
Silver Medal Sponsors:                                     Smitty Supply, Inc.
IREM Louisiana Chapter 55                              Silver Medal Sponsors:
Paragon Casino & Resort                                 MidSouth Bank
                                                                           P&G Distributing Company
Bronze Medal Sponsors:                                   Southern Oilman’s Tennis
LA Sheriff’s Association                                     Xerox Corporation
                                                                           Bronze Medal Sponsors:
                                                                           Hood Northlake Chevrolet
                                                                           Huntington Ingalls Industries
                                                                           Fred B & Ruth B Zigler
                                                                           W&T Offshore
                                                                           NOLA Hash House Harriers

Local athlete to compete Nationally

Special Olympics Louisiana West Monroe athlete, Joel Murray left today to participate in the AT&T National ProAm Golf Tournament. Joel is one of 4 Special Olympics athletes selected to attend this prestigious event. Joel’s father and long time caddy, Steve Murray is accompanying him.

To get ready for this event, Joel has been practicing every Monday and Wednesday. He has participated in two tournaments recently, including a Father and Son tournament. He has even been nicknamed a “Range Rat” by members of the local golf course, who are all rooting for him! After talking with Joel and his father before they left, Joel said, “I am very excited to play with professionals that I see on TV every weekend.” Joel is excited about the opportunity and hopes he gets to see his favorite golfer, Padre Harrington.

Steve and Joel Murray at NIT Golf Tournament

Steve and Joel Murray at the SO National Invitational Tournament

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Joel Murray to compete in National Golf Tournament

We are proud to announce that Special Olympics Louisiana athlete, Joel Murray has been selected to participate in the National AT&T Pro-Am golf event. Joel will spend several days, at the end of this month, practicing and golfing with national golf celebrities. Only 4 Special Olympics athletes were chosen for this honor in the entire country!

Joel Murray at the World Games in Athens, Greece

To donate to Joel’s team, please click here

Joel Murray is an outstanding athlete, he won the Special Olympics National Golf Invitational Tournament with a career-best 73 in his final round! This score broke the Special Olympics 18-hole scoring record. In 2009, was selected as the Special Olympics Louisiana Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year. In 2010, place second at the Special Olympics USA National Games and in 2011, place second at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Please join us in congratulating Joel on this tremendous honor!

Rethink Possible

Today is the last day for the AT&T promotion!  Looking to buy a new iPhone or iPad?  Be sure to do it today and tell your AT&T Sales Associate you want a portion of you purchase to go to Special Olympics!

Also, be sure and Text UNITY to 80888 to make a donation to Special Olympics!

What are YOU waiting for?!