Inclusion for All
Training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
Transforming Lives
Special Olympics provides a gateway to empowerment, confidence, acceptance and joy.
Be a Champion
Special Olympics Iowa empowers people to reveal their inner champion.
Plunge for a Purpose
Find a Polar Plunge near you. It's the coolest thing you'll do all year!

Special Olympics Iowa News

  • UNI & LSB Partner for UNI Men’s Basketball GamesRead More
  • Special Olympics Iowa receives $25,000 grant from Variety- the Children’s CharityRead More
  • Meet Team Iowa: Mary-Kate DorrlacombeRead More
  • Special Olympics Iowa VP of Development to Become President/CEORead More

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 27 NAIA National Volleyball Tournament Special Olympics Clinic
  • Dec 1 2017 Global Messenger Training
  • Dec 2 University of Iowa Unified Sports Day
  • Dec 6 Rock Bottom Brewery Wicked Elf tapping for Special Olympics Iowa
Hy-Vee's partnership with Special Olympics Iowa not only provides athletic opportunities for our athletes, but job opportunities as well.
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Neil Berns
Vice President of Corporate Development
“We always say that we get more out of these events than maybe even the participants. We just really enjoy it.”
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The Knights of Columbus have been long-time supporters of Special Olympics Iowa. In 2014, they donated more than $100,000 in support of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
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The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics is the largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle in the world.
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The Iowa State University Greek Community continues to break fundraising records every year with their annual Polar Bear Plunge.
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Together throughout Iowa, the Casey’s Cup Campaign raises awareness about different abilities and helps foster growth for our programs.
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