You Can Change Lives Too!
Special Olympics is changing lives and changing people's perceptions about intellectual disabilities. Through the Special Olympics movement, people around the world with intellectual disabilities are being embraced in society as opposed to being cast aside. To continue to change lives, Special Olympics needs your support!
Secure Online Donation
Donations can be made online to support your local or state program, to honor someone special with a tribute, or remember a lost loved one with a memorial gift. We will send an acknowledgment of your gift to the recipient or family.
Donate by Mail/Telephone
Donate using your credit card by calling 1-(800)-644-6404. Please call weekdays from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Donations can also be made by mail by sending a check or money order to: Special Olympics Michigan Central Michigan University East Campus Drive Mount Pleasant, Mich. 48859
Leave Your Legacy
Planned or legacy giving is an increasingly popular way for individuals of all financial circumstances to make charitable gifts. Planned giving enables a donor to arrange charitable contributions in ways that maximize his or her personal objectives.
Increase Contribution by Matching Gifts
You can double or triple your tax-deductible support of Special Olympics athletes through your company's matching gift program. Thousands of companies match charitable contributions made by their employees. The matching gift process is easy, but the impact to the athletes is significant. Contact your human resources department today and ask about matching gifts.
Becoming a Special Olympics monthly donor is easy, efficient, flexible and rewarding. Monthly donations help Special Olympics improve the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities in your community and around the world.
Charitable IRA Rollover
Donators 70 ½ and older are eligible for an enhanced tax benefit on donations made directly from their IRA. A Qualified Charitable Distribution permits taxpayers to make donations directly to charitable organizations from their IRA's without paying taxes on them, while also counting the donation toward annual IRA distribution requirements.
Special Olympics Michigan is a non-profit organization supported mostly by private funding, without the support of state funds. All Special Olympics Michigan programs and activities are available at no cost to Michigan athletes or their families. The generosity of Michigan organizations, individuals and statewide businesses enable the program to continue.
Donations to the Special Olympics movement support than 20,000 SOMI athletes and events and help the organization increase the public's awareness of the capabilities and needs of people with intellectual disabilities.
For more information on how to donate to SOMI or to make a donation, call 1-800-644-6404.