The Illinois Lottery and Special Olympics Illinois are proud to announce the 2016 Lottery game to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. This year’s $3 scratch-off ticket will continue to help Special Olympics Illinois offer increased participation for eligible athletes in the state as well as pursue additional national and international opportunities for their existing athletes. Funds generated from the Lottery game will not be used for administrative expenses.
“We are proud and appreciative that our supporters purchased almost 1 million tickets last year and generated nearly $1 million.” said Dave Breen, President & CEO, Special Olympics Illinois. “These funds will help us continue to bring the Special Olympics experience to more individuals with intellectual disabilities and build communities of inclusion and acceptance throughout Illinois.”
Specialty games like the Special Olympics Illinois ticket personify the heart and soul of the Lottery. The Special Olympics Illinois ticket is offered as part of a rotating schedule of special Lottery instant games that benefit unique causes and is available now at Illinois Lottery retailers throughout the state. Learn more at http://www.illinoislottery.com/en-us/mobile/specialolympics.touch.html