Other Fundraising and Special Events

Run Your Own Course Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Run or walk a 5K to support local Special Olympics athletes in your neighborhood or anywhere you choose between June 10th and June 14th.
For details and to register, click here.

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 by clicking HERE 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

Connecticut Tigers 

Hartford Wolf Pack 

Hartford Yard Goats - Olympics Night with the Yard Goats, Thursday, July 30, 2020! Join us for a night with the Yard Goats and Special Olympics Athletes!

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HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino: Purchase tickets for Special Olympics Day on October 4th by clicking HERE 

New England Black Wolves


Thank you to all of those who attended and supported the 2018 inaugural 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 was attended by 15 teams. Each team was allowed up to 6 members with each team being represented by a Special Olympics Athlete as their team manager. The event consisted of a 3-hour endurance challenge that included additional elements to make this race fun and rewarding for all participants. In addition, there was be a postrace awards ceremony, social hour with dinner buffet and presentation of donations made to the Special Olympics of Connecticut.

Click HERE for photos of the event! 

Save the Date for KartRace 2019 - October 26th!
On Track Karting at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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

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 TBD, 2019
Tunxis Plantation Country Club, Farmington
For more information, email [email protected]

Enterprise Golf Tournament
TBD 2019
The Lyman Orchards Golf Club, Middlefield
For more information, email [email protected]

Eversource Special Olympics Golf Tournament at Lake of Isles
September 16, 2019
Lake of Isles, North Stonington - Foxwoods Resort Casino
For more information, email [email protected]

SOCT Golf Tournament
July TBD, 2019
Tashua Knolls Golf Course, Trumbull
For more information, email [email protected]