Other Fundraising and Special Events

KartRace

We are proud to announce a charitable Karting event at the brand new state-of-the-art On Track Karting facility at Foxwoods Resort Casino to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics Connecticut. This event is open to 16 teams. A team will be allowed up to 6 members with each team being represented by a Special Olympics Athlete as their team manager. The event will consist of a 3-hour endurance challenge that will include additional elements to make this race fun and rewarding for all participants. In addition, there will be a postrace awards ceremony, social hour with dinner buffet and presentation of donations made to the Special Olympics of Connecticut.

October 27, 2018

On Track Karting at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Click HERE for the event flyer.

For more information contact - Jay Creel at [email protected]

H&R Block

Raise money for SOCT by having H&R Block or Block Advisors prepare your taxes. If you’re a new client, our organization will receive $20. Nonprofit referral ID - 40010001083414.

Click HERE for an official flyer to post in your department.

Amazon Smile - Start with a Smile

When you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Special Olympics Connecticut Inc. Bookmark the link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7099756 and support us every time you shop. Or simply type in smile.amazon.com into your browser.

Charity Miles

Download the Charity Miles app (free) from the Apple Store or Google Play Store and select Special Olympics Connecticut at your charity of choice. For every mile you move, you help earn money for your charity from our corporate sponsorship pool. You can also get sponsored by your friends.

Click HERE for more information or to download the app.

Ticket Sales

Special Olympics Connecticut partners with several sports and entertainment organizations throughout the year. A portion of ticket proceeds benefits our year-round programs when purchased through the designated channel. See below for a list of ticket sales promotions (currently running promotions will include a link to purchase tickets):

Connecticut Sun (a professional women's basketball team based in Uncasville, Connecticut that competes in the Eastern Conference of the Women's National Basketball Association.)

Connecticut Tigers (a minor league baseball team located in Norwich, Connecticut. They are members of the New York–Penn League. The Connecticut Tigers are a Short-Season A classification affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play their home games at Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium.)

Hartford Wolf Pack (a professional ice hockey team based in Hartford, Connecticut. A member of the American Hockey League, they play their home games at the XL Center.)

Hartford Yard Goats (a Minor League Baseball team in Hartford, Connecticut. The Yard Goats, which play in the Eastern League, are the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.)

HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino (Foxwoods Resort Casino introduces the Foxwoods High Flyer Zipline - a 60-mile per hour, 3,750 foot-long thrill ride that glides above the forested wonderland of Mashantucket, Connecticut.): Purchase tickets for Special Olympics Day on October 4th https://goo.gl/y3FXFj 

New England Black Wolves (a professional box lacrosse team based in Uncasville, Connecticut. They are members of the National Lacrosse League.): https://goo.gl/y2LRhq 

Other Fundraising Opportunities

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Golf Tournaments

Show your support by playing in or sponsoring one of the annual golf tournaments that benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Below are a list of tournaments, dates, and locations. For more information, please click on the link of the one you are interested in.

The LAZ Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament
September 24, 2018
Tunxis Plantation Country Club, Farmington
For more information, email [email protected]

Enterprise Golf Tournament

The Lyman Orchards Golf Club, Middlefield
For more information, email [email protected]


Eversource Special Olympics Golf Tournament at Lake of Isles
September 17, 2018
Lake of Isles, North Stonington - Foxwoods Resort Casino
For more information, email [email protected]


SOCT Golf Tournament
July 30, 2018
Tashua Knolls Golf Course, Trumbull
For more information, email [email protected]