Community leader and mental health advocate

Like many of us, Kayte has had her fair share of mental health struggles throughout the years. However, Special Olympics Minnesota has been a consistent source of community and inclusion for Kayte. Today, she is helping fellow athletes improve their physical and mental health as a Special Olympics Health Ambassador.

An all-star athlete with the passion to match

In her 10+ years with Special Olympics Minnesota, Tasha Feigh has tried it all. From competing in multiple sports at the national level to going pro with the Minnesota United Unified Team to fine-tuning her leadership skills at ALPs, her schedule is always packed with opportunities to learn and grow. Tasha was the recipient of SOMN’s 2019 Outstanding Female Athlete Award because of her exceptional involvement and her deep-rooted passion for sports.

Flying through Plunge season with Delta Air Lines

It’s Plunge season! Delta Air Lines is one of the many corporate teams that have been anxiously waiting for this time of year to come. As one of the Plunge’s top fundraising teams, Delta is making a big impact on the lives of SOMN athletes, but the Plunge makes a significant impact on Delta in return.

Joining SOMN transforms entire families

There are many members of the Special Olympics Minnesota community who seem to do it all. Ray Kennedy is one of those people. He’s a coach, a key volunteer, the parent of an athlete, an enthusiastic leader in his community and so much more.

We sat down with Ray to learn more about his experiences, the impact he has made, and his hopes and dreams for the future of SOMN.

Building a healthier future

“Special Olympics Minnesota and Healthy Athletes has made a huge difference in my life. For the first time, I felt listened to and accepted for who I am. They valued my ideas instead of brushing me off or talking about me as if I wasn’t in the room and couldn’t possibly understand my own healthcare.”