LETR Section Stories

Law Enforcement Torch Run Events


 

Law Enforcement Torch Run Events

Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Carlyle Lake
 
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Miller Park Lake
 
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lake of the Woods
 
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lake Mendota
 
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Moorman Lake
 
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lakefront Park - Fox Lake
 
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lake Storey
 
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm The Beach House, Lake Decatur
 
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lake Sara
 
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Rend Lake - South Sandusky Beach
 
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Rock Cut State Park - Olson Lake
 
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lake Springfield
 
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Oak Brook Bath and Tennis Club
Mar 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Manteno Sportsman's Club
 
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Loon Lake - Silver Springs State Park
 
Mar 9 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm 4204 Banquet Center
 
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Leisure Lakes
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Universtiy of Illinois, Memorial Stadium Parking Lot
 
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Wicks Lake at Jumers
 
May 18 all-day Lincoln Lakes Private Beach & KC Hall
 
May 18 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm Various Locations
  2018 marks the 16th Anniversary of the Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on a Rooftop event with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois!  This event has been a huge success over the years,[...]
May 20 @ 10:00 am St. Charles Sportsman's Club
Join us for a fun shoot for all levels of shooters, novice to expert. Event will include Vendor Area, 50/50, door prizes, and live gun auction. Eye protection and ear protection required. Disabled Vets shoot[...]

LETR Resources Guide


 

LETR Resources Guide

Each year law enforcement personnel who attend our LETR Kickoff Conference receive our annual LETR Kickoff Book. This book serves as a resource and guide for all active LETR departments and/or agencies.  In an effort to make information more accessible to our volunteers, Special Olympics Illinois will be providing an electronic version of this book. Please click the sections below to access our available resources.

For additional questions please contact Sandy Nash at 1-800-394-0562.

Section 1 – Torch Run Background & History

  1. What is the Law Enforcement Torch Run (link to page on website)
  2. 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run Goals
  3. Where the Money Goes
  4. Torch Run History
  5. Torch Run/Special Olympics Illinois Fact Sheet
  6. 2018 Torch Run Calendar (link to LETR event calendar)

Section 2 – Special Olympics Background

  1. Special Olympics Illinois Fact Sheet
  2. Special Olympics Illinois Reach Report
  3. Young Athletes Fact Sheet
  4. Unified Champion Schools Fact Sheet
  5. Law Enforcement Family Outreach
  6. 2017 Special Olympics Illinois Spring Games Calendar
  7. Special Olympics Illinois Region List and Map
  8. Tax Exempt Letters (501 C 3)
  9. Certificate of Insurance
  10. Global Messenger Request Form (link to online form)

Section 3 – Torch Run Structure and Recruitment

  1. Torch Run Structure & Job Descriptions
  2. What is Expected from Participating Departments/Agencies
  3. How Can I add a Leg to the Torch Run
  4. Torch Run State Committee Contact List
  5. Inactive Law Enforcement Agencies

Section 4 – Risk Management

  1. Risk Management and Safety Issues
  2. Special Event Notification Form
  3. Incident Report Form and Instructions

Section 5 – Special Events/Fundraising Ideas

  1. Formula For a Successful Torch Year
  2. Fundraising Ideas
  3. Coca Cola
  4. Dunkin’ Donuts (Link to Dunkin’ Event Page)
  5. Torch Run License Plate Information
  6. Torch Run Sponsorship Matrix
  7. Torch Run Budget Relieving In-Kind Needs
  8. Torch Run Fundraising Event Best Practices

Section 6 – Public Relations

  1. Publicity Ideas
  2. Law Enforcement Torch Run Q&A
  3. Sample – Statewide Press Release
  4. Sample – Torch Run Leg Routes
  5. Language Guidelines

Section 7 – Administration

  1. Revenue Collection Procedures
  2. 2017 Torch Run Top Department List ($5,000 and above)
  3. Where do we rank internationally?
  4. 2017 Revenue Report
  5. 2017 Torch Run Totals by Department
  6. Torch Run Money 5 Year Historical Department Report

Section 8 – Materials

  1. Torch Run Donor Form
  2. Torch Run Runner/Volunteer Registration Form
  3. Torch Run Participant Waiver
  4. Torch Run Merchandise Order Form (link to online form)
  5. Torch Run Merchandise Return Form
  6. Flame of Hope Award Form
  7. 2017 Torch Run Incentive Form
  8. 2017 Torch Run Early Incentive Form
  9. 2018 Under Armour Run Shirt Order Form
  10. Special Olympics IL & Torch Run Logo guidelines

Department Fundraising Totals


 

Department Fundraising Totals

Each month, Special Olympics Illinois releases a breakdown of our LETR department totals for the year. Department Liaisons are responsible for keeping track of their departments fundraising progress and notifying Special Olympics Illinois of any discrepancies between your records and our totals.  If you have questions about your department totals please contact Chandra Scott at 1-800-394-0562 or email cscott@soill.org

Department Totals


LETR Family Resources


 

LETR Family Resources

The Illinois LETR is proud to represent Special Olympics Illinois Families! Are you a Law Enforcement Family who has a relative with an intellectual disability? Or are you a Law Enforcement personnel who has a Special Olympics athlete in your family? If so, we want to connect with you!  Special Olympics has a variety of resources and opportunities to help connect you with other officers who also have athletes in their families.

Click here to view our Law Enforcement Family Involvement Form.  For more information, please contact Katie Risley at 309-533-3725.