CALENDAR

Fundraising Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

 Oct. 20

Overland Park
KC Metro Region

 

KC Sports Memorabilia Auction

Join us October 20, 2018 at the Abdallah Shrine Temple
5300 Metcalf Ave, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202

Hundreds of signed sports memorabilia up for auction including items like a Salvador Perez All Star Jersey, Rick Flair red boot, Bobby Knight folding chair, plus hundreds of items from the NHL, MLB, NFL, KU, TV, movies and more!

Tickets are $10 online or $15 at the door and includes entry and one bidder card.

Click HERE for more information.  Click HERE to order tickets.

Want to volunteer at the event? Check out volunteer positions HERE.

 Oct. 20

Ottawa
KC Metro Region

 

Stop for the Cops!

Stop for the Cops and support Special Olympics Kansas! 

Saturday, Oct.20, 2018 from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
McDonalds – 2214 S. Princeton Circle Drive, Ottawa, KS

Officers from the Ottawa Police Department will be collecting donations for Special Olympics Kansas. Stop by and drop in your spare change to make a change in the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities!

For more information contact Community Service Officer Larabe Alexander at lalexander@Ottawaks.gov or call 785-242-2561 ext. 7445

Ottawa Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 Oct. 21

Arrowhead Stadium
KC Metro Region

 

CHIEFS GAME!

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS. CINCINNATI BENGALS

Noon at Arrowhead Stadium

Order your tickets HERE using code KSSO and a portion of your ticket price will be donated to Special Olympics Kansas!

Tickets are as low as $30 each!

 Oct. 27

Gardner
KC Metro Region

 

TIP A COP: LA CARRETA - GARDNER

Join officers from the Gardner Police Department as they work tables and earn tips for Special Olympics Kansas athletes!

La Carreta, 949 E Lincoln Lane, Gardner KS

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 from 4-10 p.m.

All money raised from tips will be donated to Special Olympics Kansas.

Gardner Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 NOV. 4

Topeka
North Central Region

 

Battle of the Badges

16th Annual Glory Days Battle of the Badges

Yager Stadium at Washburn University
1700 College, Topeka, KS

Gates open at Noon, competition begins at 1 p.m.
Donation at the gate for admission

Come watch deputies, officers and fire fighters battle in flag football to raise money for Special Olympics Kansas!

Law Enforcement agencies involved participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 Nov. 5

Wichita
South Central Region

 

First Mondays at LongHorn Steakhouse

Join us for first Mondays at LongHorn Steakhouse in Wichita and give back to your community!

From 5 – 9 p.m. on the first Monday of each month don’t worry about what to cook for dinner. Just stop in LongHorn at 440 S. Town East Mall Drive in Wichita and enjoy being waited on.

You don’t need a flyer or coupon for 10% of your meal cost to be donated to Special Olympics Kansas! Just eat at LongHorn and you’ll make a difference for more than 4,300 Special Olympics athletes!

Wichita Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 Nov. 11

Arrowhead Stadium
KC Metro Region

 

CHIEFS GAME!

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS VS. ARIZONA CARDINALS

Noon at Arrowhead Stadium

Order your tickets HERE using code KSSO and a portion of your ticket price will be donated to Special Olympics Kansas!

Tickets are as low as $30 each!

 Nov. 15

Mission
KC Metro Region

 

Feed your Smile!

Visit Potbelly at 6803 Johnson Drive between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 to support Special Olympics Kansas.

Show the flyer on your smart phone or mention it to the cashier and 25% of the proceeds will be donated to SOKS.

Questions? Contact Terri Price – pricet@ksso.org

 Nov. 17

Overland Park
KC Metro Region

 

Heartland Winter Games Auction

2019 will be the 30th Year of the Heartland Winter Games!
Join us in celebration
November 17, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton, Overland Park

Wish Upon a Star
Enjoy dinner with friends and get an early start on holiday shopping all while sponsoring the John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games.

Click HERE to reserve your ticket or table today.

 Nov. 17

Wichita
South Central Region

 

26th Annual Memorabilia Auction

Join us for the 26th Annual Memorabilia Auction to benefit Special Olympics Kansas on Saturday, November 17th, 2018, at the Cessna Activity Center: 2744 S George Washington Blvd. in Wichita, Kansas.

Visit soksauction.com for information and updates. Site will be updated as event nears. Questions? Contact Mitch Guthrie guthriem@ksso.org or 316-263-1181.

 Nov. 25

Olathe
KC Metro Region

 

Dodgeball Tournament

Grab your 7 closest friends and get your team together!

Nov. 25, 2018
Check in at 9 a.m.; games begin at 9:30 a.m.

Youth and Adult divisions!

Olathe Community Center
1205 E Kansas City Rd
Olathe, KS

Register by Nov. 21 by clicking HERE.

For rules click HERE

Questions? Call or text 913-207-2143.
www.olathedodgeball.com

 Dec. 1

Olathe
KC Metro Region

Tip A Cop: Red Robin - Olathe

Join officers from the Olathe Police Department as they work tables and earn tips for Special Olympics Kansas athletes!

Red Robin, 20155 W 153rd St., Olathe, KS 66062

Saturday, December 1 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and also 5-8 p.m.

All money raised from tips will be donated to Special Olympics Kansas.

Questions? Email Cougar Gray at grayc@ksso.org

Olathe Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 Dec. 3

Wichita
South Central Region

First Mondays at LongHorn Steakhouse

Join us for first Mondays at LongHorn Steakhouse in Wichita and give back to your community!

From 5 – 9 p.m. on the first Monday of each month don’t worry about what to cook for dinner. Just stop in LongHorn at 440 S. Town East Mall Drive in Wichita and enjoy being waited on.

You don’t need a flyer or coupon for 10% of your meal cost to be donated to Special Olympics Kansas! Just eat at LongHorn and you’ll make a difference for more than 4,300 Special Olympics athletes!

Wichita Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

 Dec. 9

Merriam
KC Metro Region

Cover the Cruiser at IKEA

Join officers from the Merriam Police Department as they try to cover a police cruiser with donation icons!

You’ve seen icons in store windows and at the grocery store. Make a donation on Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the entrance to IKEA  and get an icon to put on a police cruiser.

All proceeds go to Special Olympics Kansas. Don’t have cash? That’s ok! Officers will have card readers to take donations from credit/debit cards too!

 March 9, 2019

Merriam
KC Metro Region

Popcorn Standoff

It’s going to be MARVEL-ous!

Head to Cinemark in Merriam to see Captain Marvel on opening weekend Saturday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and support Special Olympics Kansas.

Cinemark, 5500 Antioch, Merriam, KS.

Officers from the Merriam Police Department will be serving popcorn all day and collecting donations for SOKS.

Proceeds from large popcorn and kids pack sales will also be donated to SOKS.

*You do not have to see Captain Marvel to donate to SOKS*

For more information contact Cougar Gray at grayc@ksso.org.

The Merriam Police Department is a participating agency in the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitting Special Olympics Kansas.

 July 8, 2019

Overland Park
KC Metro Region

Prairie Village Golf Tournament

Mark your calendar!

The Prairie Village Police Department is hosting a four person golf scramble benefiting Special Olympics Kansas.

Monday, July 8, 2019 – Deer Creek Golf Club; 7000 W. 133rd Street, Overland Park, KS 68209

Registration: noon
Announcements: 12:45 p.m.
Shot-gun Start: 1 p.m.

$75 per golfer ($300 per team)
Registration includes tournament play, contests, cart rental and dinner. Awards presentation and dinner directly following play.

Registration coming soon!

Contact our team to create an event or to answer questions about an event. 

Luke Schulte, Senior VP of Development & LETR – statewide – schultel@ksso.org, 620-408-4450
Mitch Guthrie, Director of Development – South Central Kansas – guthriem@ksso.org, 316-734-2233
Erin Fletcher, Director of Grants & Development – Southeast Kansas – fletchere@ksso.org, 620-404-9750
Cougar Gray, Special Events Coordinator – KC Metro – grayc@ksso.org, 816-695-4743

Due to nature of our events, registrations fees for no-shows or late cancellations are non-eligible for refund.  If you have earned an incentive for the event please contact us and we will make every effort to get it to you.  Thank you for your understanding and support of Special Olympics.