How do I contact Special Olympics Minnesota?
Do you have a list of upcoming events?
How do I get an athlete involved?
Where can I find the necessary forms for athlete competition?
I have a question about athlete medicals.
How do I start a new team?
Who do I contact about coach education?
I’d love to volunteer!
I’m a law enforcement officer. How can I become involved with Special Olympics Minnesota?
I want to sponsor Special Olympics Minnesota.
Do you have any job openings or internships?
Can I view photos from Special Olympics Minnesota events?
I have some old trophies I’d love to give to a good cause.
Unfortunately, we do not accept donations of trophies. All of our athletes are awarded brand-new medals or ribbons at Special Olympics Minnesota competitions.
What’s the difference between Special Olympics and Special Olympics Minnesota?
Special Olympics Minnesota is an accredited program of Special Olympics Incorporated. Special Olympics is a state-based organization, and Special Olympics Incorporated is the international organization.
What percentage of your expenses are spent on overhead costs?
While the percentage varies slightly from year-to-year, we consistently spend less than 30% of our total annual expenses on management and fundraising costs, using more than 70% of our funds to provide programming for our athletes.
I received a phone call from someone claiming they were from Special Olympics Minnesota. Is this legitimate?
Special Olympics Minnesota contracts with a company called Heritage for its telephone fundraising. Because Heritage is located in Arkansas, the person on the phone may not have a Minnesotan accent, but you can be sure your money is coming directly to us!