Region D

Region D provides programming for people in the city of Chicago.

There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Region and want to find out more about the local program, please contact one of the staff members listed below.

Region D is a partnership between Special Olympics Illinois, the Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools and Special Children’s Charities.

Download the Region Profile Sheet for more information

Region D Contact Info

Brenden Cannon – Director

Dani Chitwood – Assistant Director

Kathy McLaughlin – Director – Development

Jaimie Yagunich – Manager – Sports

Alesia Rivera – Administrative Assistant

Megan Reaska –  Manager – Sports

Region D Chicago Office

1644 N. Honore, Ste. 205
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: 773-278-2178

Chicago Park District

Special Olympics Program
4434 S. Lake Park Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60653
Phone: 312-747-6274

Chicago Public Schools

Special Olympics Program
Sports Administration
54 N. Hermitage
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone: 773-534-0770

Events

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Jul
10
Wed
Region D Tennis @ Waveland Park Tennis Courts
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
17
Wed
Region D Golf @ Jackson Park Golf Course
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
4
Sun
McCook & Countryside PD – Chicago Cubs Night @ Wrigley View Rooftops
Aug 4 @ 1:20 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
9
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
16
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
17
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
18
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
23
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

White Sox Vs Texas Rangers LETR Host Night @ Guaranteed Rate Field
Aug 23 @ 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
White Sox Vs Texas Rangers LETR Host Night @ Guaranteed Rate Field

The Chicago White Sox, in conjunction with the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run would like to offer a specially priced fundraising package to all supporters of Special Olympics as well as the Athletes, and their families for this game.
Each package will include a two-hour all you can eat and drink (beer, wine and soft drinks) buffet in the patio area, an outfield reserved ticket to watch the White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers, and a commemorative t-shirt.
This package is available for $80 and a portion of every package sold will go back to the Special Olympics Illinois!

Click here to view the event flier!

Aug
24
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
25
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
30
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
31
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Sep
1
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Sep
11
Wed
Region D Flag Football (CPS) @ La Villita Park
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
21
Sat
Region D Bocce @ McGuane Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
25
Wed
Region D Floor Hockey-Individual Skills (North) @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sep
26
Thu
Region D Floor Hockey-Individual Skills (South) @ Quest Multi-Sport Complex
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sep
28
Sat
Region D Flag Football (Parks/Agencies) @ La Villita Park
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
20
Sun
Northeast Sectional Bowling-Region C @ Stardust Bowl
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am
Oct
28
Mon
Region D Soccer (Parks/Agencies) @ Warren Park
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
20
Wed
Region D MATP-Bowling (North) @ Waveland Bowl
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Region D MATP-Bowling (South) @ Bluebird Lanes
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm