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Casey’s & Coca-Cola team up to Support Special Olympics


 

During the entire month of June, Casey’s General Store and Coca Cola are teaming up to benefit Special Olympics!

You can be part of the team!  Just stop by your local Casey’s General Store and buy a $1 pinup (and get a coupon for $2 off a pizza and 2 liter of Coke).  All proceeds from pinup sales will be donated to Special Olympics!

It’s as simple as that!  Hurry in to your local Casey’s to get your commemorative Special Olympics fountain drink cup…once they’re gone, they’re gone!  Click here to find a Casey’s near you.

 


Illinois Lottery Launches New Special Olympics Game


 

The Illinois Lottery, along with Special Olympics Illinois and Illinois Health and Human Services, unveiled the newest version of The Special Olympics Ticket – a unique lottery instant game benefiting Special Olympics sports training programs across Illinois – goes on sale Feb. 7 at nearly 8,000 retailers across Illinois. Click here to locate a participating retailer.

The first-in-the-nation Special Olympics Ticket costs $3 and has raised more than $1.5 million since 2015 to benefit programs that serve over 40,000 Special Olympics athletes in Illinois. The game offers four top instant prizes of $50,000. All net proceeds, after prize payouts and expenses, benefit Special Olympics Illinois sports training programs statewide.

“We are incredibly grateful to continue our relationship with the Illinois Lottery which allows Special Olympics Illinois to transform the lives of both current and future generations of Special Olympics athletes. Funds raised from the ticket will lead to further innovation and program growth, and expand opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, their families and volunteers throughout Illinois,” said Dave Breen, Special Olympics Illinois President & CEO.

About the Illinois Lottery:

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for all draw-based Illinois Lottery games at illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.

For more information on The Special Olympics Ticket game please visit IllinoisLottery.com.


Support Special Olympics Illinois and Celebrate the Cubs Win


 

Looking for the perfect gift for any Cubs Fan on your list?

Filled with poignant stories from Joe Maddon’s childhood and college friends, teammates, and players he coached in both the minors and major leagues, this is a book that gets you inside what really makes this legendary man tick. It’s a great way to celebrate the historic 2016 season with on and off the field stories of an amazing life in baseball.

$8 of your $29.95 purchase will go back to Special Olympics Illinois!

Purchase Now!

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  • When you remove the dust jacket / book cover it folds out into a HUGE Poster!
  • Enjoy this hilarious cartoon poster of Wrigley Field.

Click on the poster now to take a look!

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  • FREE with every “Joe Maddon” book is a copy of “For Cubs Fans Only!” A $25.00 book FREE! (While Supplies Last)
  • FREE Shipping on the entire $29.95 order ($8 of each sale donated to Special Olympics Illinois)
  • “Joe Maddon” is not available in any stores or on Amazon.

Author Rich Wolfe is the number-one selling sports book author in America the last 17 years. Even though he can’t type and does not use a computer or the Internet, Rich has written 52 books, mostly all in the sports area. He usually does not put his name on the cover of the book, but he does put his cell phone number in each book.


Fire Fan App


 

Special Olympics Illinois athletes, families, volunteers & employees…..lets have some fun together this Sunday for the Super Bowl by joining the Special Olympics Illinois league. Simply click here to join.

Special Olympics Illinois has partnered with a new exciting sports App, called FireFan where you can play along with friends and family for the Super Bowl, live while it is happening. It is family friendly, free to download and free to share with others.

Register Today

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Play along with the game, share it with other friends and family, predict what a team will do when they get the ball next, win a lot of points and make watching the Super Bowl more fun.  Proceeds from the tokens that you win will benefit Special Olympics Illinois!

We are looking for fans of Special Olympics Illinois to join our team, so register now, then play the game and share it with others. By doing so, Special Olympics Illinois will benefit by receiving a portion of the revenue that is generated by the game. All you need to do at this point is register yourself or go to FireFan.com and enter code SOILL.

Come join our SOILL team!

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