Dunkin’ Cop on a Rooftop

WHEN: May 17, 2019 @ 5:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: Various Locations Illinois USA
 Sandy Nash


2019 marks the 17th Anniversary of the Dunkin’ Cop on Rooftop event with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois! This event has been a huge success over the years; in fact, more than $4.8 million has been raised during this great partnership!

This year’s Cop on Rooftop event will be held statewide on Friday, May 17, 2019, from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. More than 310 locations across Illinois will be participating in this year’s event with the goal of surpassing last year’s total of more than $871,000 raised.

Click here for a list of all participating locations!

Athlete Volunteers Needed! Email torchrun@soill.org to get involved!

With more than 310 Cop on a Rooftop events taking place the morning of May 17th, we need you help! Special Olympics Illinois is looking for SO Athletes and Families to volunteer alongside our officers at the more than 310 locations statewide.  Volunteers are needed specifically from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. the morning of the event.   If you are available to help, please visit this link for a list of locations. Then email you name, role with Special Olympics (athlete, athlete family member, etc.), desired location and the times you are available to help to TorchRun@soill.org.

Participating Department Post-Event Procedure:

All department liaisons are required to submit their day of total to Special Olympics Illinois by 3:30 p.m. the day of the event.  Totals can be reported online by clicking the button below.  You can also email, snash@soill.org or text (618-974-9010) your total to Sandy Nash. Please be sure to include your name, department and total in your message.  Finally, totals can be called into Special Olympics Illinois at 309-888-2568.


For more information visit our event page! Dunkin’ Cop On A Rooftop