Region K provides programming for people in Alexander, Clay, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White and Williamson counties.
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.
Rhonda Knight – Director
Kim Talley – Co-Director
Jackie Flechs – Assistant Director – Sports
P.O. Box 320
Norris City, IL 62869
1740 Innovation Dr. Box 23
Carbondale, IL 62903
Special Olympics Illinois is currently in the process of changing its volunteer registration and management software to VolunteerHub. This transition is being implemented by Region, one at a time, to ensure a smooth transition for everyone.
At this time, this event has not been set up in VolunteerHub. Please reach out to the event contact for more information.
What is the Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash?
The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On Oct. 4, 2020, spectators will watch Ducks splash into the water race towards the finish line.
Race Day will be filled with entertainment for the entire family, an appearance by Splash the Duck, and much more. Additional details will soon be available.
How do I adopt a duck?Adopt a Duck Now!
You can Adopt a duck for only $5. Get more chances to win by purchasing a Quack Pack (6 ducks for $25), Flock of Ducks (24 ducks for $100) or Ducky Derby Donor (60 ducks for $250)!
*Are you adopting a duck on behalf of a friend, co-worker or family member affiliated with a Sales Team? If so, be sure to select the team you want to get credit for your adoption. Click on a team member name to give credit to a specific person.
For more information, contact Kimberly Talley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 618-457-2969