Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face.
Special Olympics Illinois
provides opportunities for nearly 22,000 athletes, 40,000 volunteers and thousands more people statewide through 18 area programs in all 102 counties of the state.
Members of the Tinley Park Police Department participate in several Special Olympics Illinois fundraising events throughout the year, including:
- Super Polar Plunge
- Dunkin Donuts Cop on Top
- Strikes for Special Olympics bowling event
- Law Enforcement Torch Run
- Tips for Lunch program at Texas Roadhouse