Stories

Donate to get your Special Olympics Holiday Ornament!
Give $65 or more today and we’ll ship the first-ever Special Olympics ornament right to your home. Better yet? Your
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2019 MedFest a Huge Success
On November 6, 2019, the United Center hosted the 21st Annual Special Olympics Illinois MedFest. The 2019 MedFest brought over
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State Bowling Championships
What is State Bowling? State Bowling is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those
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Lisa Menichino Kicks off the CCIW Women’s Tennis Championship with the Opening Serve
Saturday, October 19, marked an exciting day for long-time tennis player Lisa Menichino. Lisa kicked off the College Conference of
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SO Athlete, Nick Lorenz wins Humanitarian Award from Marcus Theatres
It is with such pride to hear stories about how Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL) grows the confidence of athlete’s well-being
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Three Truck Convoys One Common Cause
This fall, law enforcement and truckers throughout the state joined to support Special Olympics Illinois. Officers involved in the Law
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Breakfast of Executive Champions 
I’ll have scrambled eggs with a side of inspiration please! On October 9th, two hundred-fifty members of the business community
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Unified Soccer State Tournament
WHEN: November 2, 2019 WHERE: Schaumburg Indoor Sports Center 1141 Il-19, Schaumburg, IL 60193 CONTACT: Jennifer Marcello jmarcello@soill.org 630-200-7693   State Rosters  2019
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Rikki Kirsch Honored for Dedication and Passion to the Law Enforcement Torch Run to Support Special Olympics Illinois
The 2019 Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Conference took place in Aurora, Colorado last month. The conference was particularly extraordinary
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State Floor Hockey Championships
What is State Floor Hockey? State Floor Hockey is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition
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