Kate M.’s Story

I joined Special Olympics Chicago’s Associate Board because I love how much joy, community and movement Special Olympics brings to the world. I’ve volunteered with Special Olympics across the county (like a flag football league in North Carolina!) and I have family who have coached and competed. My favorite Special Olympics Chicago Associate Board memories…

Tim’s Story

I’m a life-long sports enthusiast. Most of my best memories come from playing sports and spending time with my teammates. I started refereeing Special Olympics basketball games in high school and I got involved again right after graduating from college. My favorite Special Olympics Chicago memory is when I was able to volunteer and referee…

Katy’s Story

One of the reasons why I chose to go to Villanova University for college (Go Cats!) is because it hosts the largest student-run Special Olympics event in the world. I was fortunate enough to meet and spend time with incredible athletes from Special Olympics Pennsylvania (Special shoutout to JC, Lisa, Dan and Lancaster County athletes!),…