Supporting Special Olympics Connecticut
The success of Special Olympics Connecticut is made possible by the generous support of our donors and sponsors. Throughout the year, SOCT and our sponsors host a number of annual events and fundraisers which help to raise money for our sports offerings and activities. Learn more about our annual events and how you can help support our mission.
Law Enforcement Torch Run®
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics. Today, the LETR is more than just a run and encompasses a variety of fundraising vehicles that have local, state, and national appeal.
Plunge into icy waters to raise money for SOCT! The Penguin Plunge is one of our most popular fundraisers, with events across the state as well as DIY virtual plunges. Learn how you can take the plunge and help support our athletes.
Over the Edge
Looking for a way to support a great cause and have a truly unique experience? Go Over The Edge for Special Olympics. Participants who raise $1,000 or more will get the chance to rappel more than 30 stories from the top of Mohegan Sun's Sky Tower.
The Dream Ride Experience is a multi-day extravaganza featuring Dream Ride, Dream Cruise, Dream Show featuring cars and motorcycles, and Family Fun all benefiting a worthy cause, Special Olympics and other charities. The Dream Ride Experience is the signature event of The Hometown Foundation, Inc.
Show your support by playing in or sponsoring one of our annual golf tournaments. Tournaments are held at a variety of courses across the state and the funds raised support SOCT activities throughout the year. Learn more about our upcoming tournaments and how you can get involved.
Susan Saint James Poker Tournament
The Susan Saint James Poker Tournament benefits the Susan Saint James Endowment Fund for Special Olympics Connecticut. By participating in the Susan Saint James Poker Tournament you are helping support athletes across the state!
At our Annual Awards Dinner, we recognize the individuals and organizations who have worked to support our athletes and to further the mission of Special Olympics Connecticut.
Choose to Include Holiday Auction
Stop, shop, and scroll to support SOCT in our annual Choose to Include Holiday Auction, presented by Tokio Marine HCC. Bid on a variety of items including trips, gift baskets and more while helping to support your favorite athletes.
Additional Fundraising Opportunities
View upcoming special events and learn about other ways you can support SOCT, including how you can raise money while you shop, open a bank account, and more.