Other Ways to Support
We encourage your support of these programs that benefit Special Olympics Kansas:
For more information about our Special Promotions, contact Luke Schulte firstname.lastname@example.org or 620.408.4450.
Shopping Through Amazon?
When you do your shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Special Olympics Kansas, Inc. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/48-0890981 and support us every time you shop!
Alex and Ani Be Brave Bangle
Crochet for a Cause (or knit!)
Each year hats and scarves are given to athletes from Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa and Nebraska, who participate in the John L. Cassidy Winter Games. We ask volunteers to crochet or knit these items for the athletes. Each year we post the colors for the upcoming games. For the 2019 games the colors are Lion Brand Yarn, Vanna’s Choice in Peacock and Silver Blue. Our goal is 175 scarves and hats.
50-60 inches including fringe
6-7 inches wide
any design or pattern using both colors
Please wash before packing into a ziploc bag.
Drop off or send completed items to:
Special Olympics Kansas
attn: Michele Johnson
5280 Foxridge Drive
Mission, KS 66202
Ebay for Charity
SOKS is an approved Ebay Charity. This means you can sell items on eBay for no fee and SOKS receives 100% of the donations.
Click on the Sell for Charity Button to learn how to sell for charity or use the link below:
Do you want to save money on your online purchases and support Special Olympics Kansas?
It just takes a few seconds to sign up, then Shop and Earn a % for yourself and a % for SOKS. It is that easy. Sign up today.
Dillons Community Rewards
Dillons Community Rewards Program
Shop at Dillons Food Stores, scan your Plus Shoppers Card and start earning rewards not only for yourself but also for Special Olympics Kansas. Dillons guarantees a return of $2 million to local charities in 2015, so the more people who select SOKS the higher the percentage that will come to us. Use the SOKS registration code: ES431 when you sign up. Already registered with a Plus shoppers card? No problem just go online and update your card to the Community Rewards program by adding the registration code. To enroll or update your card click here and scroll to the bottom of the page click on “Step by Step instructions”. Existing users remember to re-enroll for 2018 using #ES431.
Be a FireFan!
What kind of sports fan are you?
Do you call the plays before they happen?
Have you ever jumped up and screamed at a fumble?
Have you ever end zone danced in your living room?
If sports is your passion, we’ve got your game. Special Olympics Kansas would
like to personally invite you into the world of FireFan – the hottest interactive
Sports App community ever created. The game is FREE to download. Click on the link to register and automatically join our team!
JOINING AND SHARING THIS APP SUPPORTS SPECIAL OLYMPICS
FireFan is a game changer! It’s way more than an app. Its real-time play that puts
your head in the game…literally. You predict the scores,call the plays, decide the
action,the penalties and more…ALL IN REAL TIME. WHILE YOU ARE
WATCHING THE GAME! JOIN THE FUN TODAY!
Donate that Old Car!
Donors call the 1 866 628 2277 or go online at www.vehiclesforcharity.org.
Special Olympics Kansas is listed under the Find a Charity section.
They arrange pick up of the vehicle, SOKS receives a donation and you receive a tax deduction.
It is a win-win!
Grain into Gold
Will you help create inclusive, accepting communities for people with intellectual disabilities across Kansas? From Ulysses to Iola, St. Francis to Leavenworth, Special Olympics Kansas is improving the lives of over 5,400 Kansans and their families!
With a simple donation of grain, you can join the Special Olympics movement as we provide our athletes with the opportunity to become proud, productive, and purposeful members of their local communities. Contact Luke Schulte for details email@example.com or 620.408.4450.
Charity Miles is a free smart phone app that tracks exercise mileage and allows users to raise money for different causes. The app, which is iPhone and Android compatible, is free. Anyone – coaches, athletes, family members, special event participants such as 5K runners and walkers, Polar Plungers, corporate partners, college partners, and Program volunteers – can earn money for charities by using the app to log mileage. Cyclists earn 10 cents per mile while walkers and runners can earn 25 cents a mile for non-profit causes. Download the flyer to get started.
Casual for a Cause
Employees can purchase a commemorative Law Enforcement Torch Run shirt and wear it to work for the day (see below). Proceeds from the t-shirts benefit Special Olympics Kansas and you don’t have to worry about collecting funds. Or, employees can make a donation ($5 or more) to go casual and wear their favorite denim and their own shirt for the day and donate the funds collected to Special Olympics Kansas. To organize a Casual for a Cause day with Torch Run t-shirts contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Law Enforcement Torch Run T-Shirts
Magazine Subscription Renewals
Whether renewing your favorite magazine or subscribing to a new one, you can help raise funds for Special Olympics Kansas by contacting DialAmerica. You’ll get great prices and Special Olympics Kansas will receive 12.5% of your subscription. To subscribe, call 1-800-588-2496 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. or visit the DialAmerica website and remember to select Special Olympics Kansas in the “I want to help” selection box at the checkout.
Rent a Car from Enterprise
Turn Old Into Gold
Special Olympics Kansas accepts used technology equipment and recycles it. A few of the items we accept include:
- Cell Phones and PDA’s
- Computer monitors (less than 2 years old and in working condition for office use.)
- Digital cameras, MP3 players and hand held games
- Ink and Toner cartridges
Just drop off at the office or mail to:
Special Olympics Kansas
5280 Foxridge Drive, Mission, KS 66202
Unfortunately, we are not able to accept used trophies as Special Olympics awards medals and ribbons to our athletes. Contact Lynda Krupp, email@example.com or 913-236-9290 x103, if you have an item that you think may be of use to us.