Stories

Seun Adigun Spends the Day with Special Olympics Illinois Athletes
On Monday, February 18, Seun Adigun – Double Olympian- came back home to Chicago to spend the day with the
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UNSUNG HERO: Bill Asbury
Bill Asbury, Special Olympics Illinois volunteer, Board Member, and father of an athlete, was presented an unsung hero award for
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Athlete. Student. Advocate- Bree Bogucki
“She’s the kind of kid you’re going to look back & say she changed the world.” Check out our very
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What a Year!
It’s been quite a year for Special Olympics! As we come to close of 2018, we reflect on all the
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The Revolution is Inclusion- both on & off the Playing Field
National recording artist, Allen Stone performed during the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Opening Ceremonies, in Seattle Washington. There he
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Clif Bar Teams Up With Special Olympics
Clif Bar & Company is a proud new supporter of Special Olympics, beginning with its 50th Anniversary event held in Chicago
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Healthy Athletes Cooking Demonstration
On July 16th, 2018 Special Olympics Illinois hosted the first-ever Healthy Athletes Cooking Demonstration. Collaborating with Entercom’s Culinary Kitchen, Steak
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From Our Family to Yours
Families play a critical role in the continued success and growth of Special Olympics Illinois. Families are the number one fans
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20 Years of Dedication
On November 5, 2018, the United Center hosted the 20th Annual Special Olympics Illinois MedFest. The 2018 MedFest brought 1,557
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Meet the Staff!
  Over the past 50 years, the mission and culture of our organization have made our employees the best they
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