Fundraiser

Upcoming Events

    Special Olympics Iowa Ames Greek Polar Plunge

    March 28, 2015 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm at State Gym
    Beyer Hall, Iowa State University Ames, IA

    Plunge teams are recommended to register online. Teams of 10 or more are encouraged. You can recruit a team or be placed on one the day of the Plunge. Prize categories include best costume (individual and team), top individual fundraiser, top online fundraiser (as of Feb. 24) and top “chicken” fundraiser. A post party will be held immediately after the Plunge. Enjoy fun, food, drink, music, drawings and silent auction. Lunch can be purchased for spectators at registration for $5 ages 6+, 5 and under eat for free. The more money you raise, the more great Polar Plunge gear you can earn!

    Iowa Special Olympics Iowa City Polar Plunge

    April 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm at Coralville Lake
    Coralville Lake Iowa City, IA

    Plunge teams are recommended to register online. Teams of 10 or more are encouraged. You can recruit a team or be placed on one the day of the Plunge. Prize categories include best costume (individual and team), top individual fundraiser, top online fundraiser (as of Feb. 24) and top “chicken” fundraiser. A post party will be held immediately after the Plunge. Enjoy fun, food, drink, music, drawings and silent auction. Lunch can be purchased for spectators at registration for $5 ages 6+, 5 and under eat for free. The more money you raise, the more great Polar Plunge gear you can earn!

    Special Olympics Iowa Cedar Falls/Waterloo Polar Plunge

    April 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm at George Wyth State Park
    3659 Wyth Road Waterloo, IA

    Plunge teams are recommended to register online. Teams of 10 or more are encouraged. You can recruit a team or be placed on one the day of the Plunge. Prize categories include best costume (individual and team), top individual fundraiser, top online fundraiser (as of Feb. 24) and top “chicken” fundraiser. A post party will be held immediately after the Plunge. Enjoy fun, food, drink, music, drawings and silent auction. Lunch can be purchased for spectators at registration for $5 ages 6+, 5 and under eat for free. The more money you raise, the more great Polar Plunge gear you can earn!

    Gourmet Gala (fundraiser)

    May 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Seasons Marketplace Iowa State University
    1215 Friley Rd Ames, IA

    The Gourmet Gala is a cooking contest consisting of tops chefs who are employed by ISU Dining who each prepare a meal for guests who are invited to taste and judge. At the end of the night a winner will be awarded the silver spoon. This event is held as a fundraiser for guest to donate and support Special Olympics.

    Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games

    May 21, 2015 - May 23, 2015 - 9:00 am at Iowa State University
    Iowa State University Ames, IA

    The Summer Games is an opportunity for athletes from all around Iowa to participate in many different sports competitions such as aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, soccer & soccer skills and tennis.

    Special Olympics Iowa Plane Pull

    June 6, 2015 - 10:00 am at Des Moines International Airport
    5800 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA

    It’s a giant tug of war between you, your friends and a 120,000-pound airplane!  The Plane Pull is a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support SOIA athletes by pulling a UPS 757.  In 2014, sponsors and participants of the Plane Pull raised more than $105,000 for Iowa athletes, giving them opportunities to participate in year-round sports, health and educational programming – and most importantly – experience joy, pride and respect.

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