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September 2016

2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run

September 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
US Capitol, East Capitol St NE & First St SE
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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Click here to sign up for the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run! Start Time: 11:30 am - Opening Ceremony at the United States Capitol Building Purpose: To unite the DC community through the involvement of law enforcement personnel, citizens, and Special Olympics athletes. Route: 5k run which starts at the United States Capitol, winds through neighborhood streets, and ends at King Greenleaf Recreation Center and Park. Each runner or walker receives a commemorative 2016 Special Olympics DC Law Enforcement Torch Run wicking tee…

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December 2016

Night of Trees Gala

December 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel DC, 2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Night of Trees Gala is a Washington holiday tradition that raises funds in support of Special Olympics athletes in the District.  Join us to celebrate this year’s awardees: Hall of Fame Inductee:  Irena Fields Flame of Hope Award:  The Catholic University of America You’ll enjoy dining, dancing and bidding on exciting items through our live and silent auctions including professional sporting event packages, vacation getaways to Europe, our custom-themed holiday trees, and much more.  View the auction items online and…

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February 2017

Polar Plunge 2017

February 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Freezin’ for a Reason with Special Olympics DC at Nationals Park! Saturday, February 11, 2017 Noon to 4:00pm give.specialolympicsdc.org/polarplunge2017 The Polar Plunge is a very cool way for the community to come out and show their support for Special Olympics DC.  Three above-ground swimming pools will be erected in Nationals Park for plungers to jump in to the cheers of the crowd! How do I get started? Visit give.specialolympicsdc.org/polarplunge2017 and click one of the Register buttons: You can start a…

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October 2017

Law Enforcement Torch Run

October 6, 2017

About: Each year, hundreds of dedicated Law Enforcement officers participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. The event shows our appreciation to local law enforcement for keeping our city safe, while also raising awareness and funds for individuals with intellectual disabilities. This 5K Walk/Run unites the community by bringing together law enforcement personnel and citizens all working towards the same goal of acceptance and inclusion. October 6, 2017 11:30am-2pm www.dctorchrun.org

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December 2017

Night of Trees Gala

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel DC, 2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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On Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, we will celebrate our 33rd Annual Night of Trees Auction Gala, a holiday tradition that supports the life-changing programs that mean so much to so many. This signature event raises one-third of the annual funding needed to deliver programs that reach some of this community’s most deserving and often under-served citizens. From 6pm to midnight, enjoy a champagne reception, drinks/dinner/dessert, silent auction, SODC program, live auction, live band and dancing! Featuring…

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February 2018

Polar Plunge

February 10
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Special Olympics DC Polar Plunge provides a fun, festive atmosphere with music, refreshments and parades of plungers in costume for all to enjoy. Pools are erected at Nationals Park, ready for all to take the plunge! Participants are encouraged to register as either individuals or join or create a team of family, friends or colleagues to inspire friendly competition and show your collective support for the athletes of Special Olympics DC! All participants will receive a free t-shirt and…

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May 2018

TD Bank Special Olympics Choose To Include Campaign

May 14 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 11:00 pm

TD Bank celebrates its tenth year of the Special Olympics fundraising campaign in 2018! This year's focus is for community members to take the pledge to "Choose to include." You can take the pledge online at www.meetourathletes.org OR in person at a local TD Bank. Those who take the pledge can choose to receive a pack of Special Olympics athlete trading cards as well!  

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