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Dine to Donate for SOIA at Granite City Nov. 19

Granite City will be donating a portion of its sales to Special Olympics Iowa on Nov. 19!

Visit one of the three Granite City locations in Iowa – Cedar Rapids, Clive and Davenport – on Nov. 19, show your server our flyer and 15% of your total tab will be donated to Special Olympics Iowa!

Can’t stay for a meal? To go orders are included, too!

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First Annual Tailgate for Teammates Reaches $50,000 Fundraising Goal

tailgate-athletesNothing brings fans together like a good old-fashioned tailgate! The first annual Tailgate for Teammates presented by Voya was held Oct. 17 at the State Historical Building in downtown Des Moines. Sponosrs and guests helped SOIA reach its $50,000 fundraising goal.

Athletes mingled with guests as they autographed trading cards with their photo. We Are Iowa Local 5 News Anchor Elias Johnson emcee’d the event along with SOIA athlete Tyler Leech, entertaining the crowd.

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Special Olympics Iowa Named $15,000 Grand Prize Winner of 2015 Make My Non-Profit Run Better Contest

logo-make-my-nonprofitAfter more than 63,260 total online votes were cast, Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA), based in the Des Moines area, was proclaimed the winner of the 10th annual Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest.

Representatives from Premier, a leading provider of copiers, printers, networks, managed print services and pure drinking water systems, announced on WOI-TV this morning that Special Olympics Iowa – a non-profit that provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities – is the grand prize winner of a $15,000 office technology makeover.

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Dine to Donate for SOIA at Granite City Oct. 22

Granite City will be donating a portion of its sales to Special Olympics Iowa on Oct. 22!

Visit one of the three Granite City locations in Iowa – Cedar Rapids, Clive and Davenport – on Oct. 22, show your server our flyer and 12.5% of your total tab will be donated to Special Olympics Iowa!

Can’t stay for a meal? To go orders are included, too!

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SOIA Fundraiser at Iowa State Football Game Oct. 3 vs. Kansas

Join Iowa State Football in supporting Special Olympics Iowa Oct. 3 as the Cyclones host the Kansas Jayhawks! Prior to the 11 a.m. kickoff, volunteers and our athletes will be stationed at each entralnce to Jack Trice Stadium collecting donations for SOIA. Drop off a donation on your way to cheering the Cyclones to victory!iowa-state-jack-trice-stadium

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Des Moines Polar Plunge Moves to Jordan Creek Town Center Nov. 7

letr-polar-plunge-logoSpecial Olympics Iowa will bring the Des Moines area Polar Plunge to Jordan Creek Town Center on Sat., Nov. 7, 2015. The event is presented by Lincoln Savings Bank.

The Polar Plunge will take place in a pool, donated by Central Iowa Pool and Spa, set up in the south parking lot at Jordan Creek Mall. Festivities begin at noon with plungers, fans, families and athletes enjoying a wide variety of family-friendly activities — Scott Tudor Entertainment will be DJ-ing the event, the Aveda Insitute will have blowouts available after you plunge and Lincoln Savings Bank will have an interactive tent — just to name a few!

logo-lincoln-savings-bankEvent Details

Date: November 7, 2015
Location: Jordan Creek Town Center
Cost: $75 fundraising minimum
Additional Information: *For every $75 raised, your name will be entered into a raffle for the door prize drawing.

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Dine to Donate for SOIA at Granite City Sept. 10

Granite City will be donating a portion of its sales to Special Olympics Iowa on Sept. 10!

Visit one of the three Granite City locations in Iowa – Cedar Rapids, Clive or Dubuque – on Sept. 10, show your server our flyer and 10% of your total tab will be donated to Special Olympics Iowa!

Can’t stay for a meal? To go orders are included, too!fundraiser-granite-city-sept

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Tailgate for Teammates Promises Fun and Fundraising

tailgate-for-teammates-logoNothing brings fans together like a good old-fashioned tailgate. Tailgate for Teammates will offer a sense of camaraderie, inclusion, and pride among athletes and their supporters.

Join us on Oct. 17 from 6-9 p.m. at the State Historical Building in downtown Des Moines. Guests will indulge in upscale tailgate cuisine, take part in fun and festive sports-themed activities, bid for prizes in an auction and cheer for athletes competing in upcoming Special Olympics Iowa events.

In addition to company sponsorships, individual tickets will be available for $100. All net proceeds from the event will go directly to the athletes. Your support would be greatly appreciated by our athletes, our fans, and all of us at Special Olympics Iowa striving to create opportunities for inclusion and achievement.

For more information on sponsoring the event or to purchase tickets, contact Stuart Steffy at 515-986-5520.

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Go Over the Edge for SOIA Sept. 16

letr-over-the-edgeThe fear of heights is one of the most common phobias in the world…but why let that stop you? Over the Edge is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support SOIA athletes by rappelling off the 345-ft Financial Center in downtown Des Moines!

The whole event is an experience you’ll never forget, and one you’ll want to share with others! Help us recruit rappellers or find another way for everyone to be involved:

  • Rappel Solo
    Rappel as a Team
    Corporate Challenge
    Toss Your Boss
    Sponsor
    Volunteer
    Recruit

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Participants must raise a minimum of $1,000 to guarantee a rappel spot. Space is limited so fundraise early!

Want to toss your boss? Your fearless leader may not seem so fearless when it comes to dangling over the side of a 345-ft building. Start a petition and generate excitement in the office so that your boss can’t say no!

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Pigskin Madness Tickets on Sale Now!

We’re gearing up for the NFL season and our annual Pigskin Madness tickets are on sale now! For just $20 you have eight chances to win each week of the regular NFL season — that’s 17 weeks of play!

HIGHEST Three Team Total $225
Second Highest $100
Third Highest $70
Fourth Highest $40
Fifth Highest $35
Sixth Highest $30
Seventh Highest $25
Eighth Highest $20
LOWEST Three Team Total $15
Second Lowest $10
Third Lowest $5

Want to help your friends get in on the fun? We will send you a book of 25 ticket to sell — you do not need to pay anything up front. Just turn in the sold tickets and money to the SOIA state office.

Questions? Contact Jeanette Steinfeldt at 515-986-5520.

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