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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 round-up your total to the nearest dollar as a donation to Special Olympics.  Additionally, Casey’s will donate 10 cents to this campaign when customers purchase a pizza slice and any 20 oz. Coca-Cola drink for $4.  All donations directly benefit the athletes of Special Olympics, specifically aiding with equipment and facility needs, meals and other related program costs.

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

Chicago Ducky Derby


WHEN: AUGUST 8, 2019




Shelley Chenoweth

Chicago Ducky Derby?

It’s a signature annual fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Illinois! Thousands of spectators watch over 60,000 yellow rubber ducks splash into the Chicago River in downtown Chicago and race down the river towards the finish line. Race Day kicks off at 10 am on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 401 North Michigan Avenue with entertainment for the entire family. Splashdown for the Ducky Derby is at 1 pm at Wabash Ave. Bridge. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and over 17,000 Young Athletes across Illinois.

How do I adopt a duck?

Adopt a Duck here!



Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster


Former Cubs Pitcher Ryan Dempster to Host Live Show Benefitting Special Olympics Illinois
CHICAGO, IL. – Join Anthony Rizzo, Jeremy Roenick, Moises Alou, Jeff Garlin and more athletes and celebrities at Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. The show is on Saturday July 20, 2019 at the Park West theater (322 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL) and will begin at 7:30pm.

Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster is a live, late-night style talk show hosted by former Chicago Cubs Pitcher Ryan Dempster featuring stories and laughs with MLB stars, past and present, and other great personalities from the sports and entertainment world! The show will also include appearances from Special Olympics Illinois athletes, fun games, and pre/post-show VIP opportunities.

Tickets go on sale on May 13, 2019 at 10:00am.

Visit www.offthemound.com to purchase tickets and learn more about the show!