Home Page  |  Become A Fundraiser

Find a fundraiser to support:


or simply click 'Search' to view a list of all fundraisers

Fundraiser Search   Cancel

or simply click 'Search' to view a list of all fundraisers
Special Olympics Illinois
Be a Fan of Special Olympics Illinois and the Illinois Marathon!
Special Olympics Illinois encourages people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential. We have helped tens of thousands of individuals with intellectual disabilities find their voice and their strengths through the platform of sports training and competition.

Be a Fan of Special Olympics Illinois by joining our team as we run for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois!

All team members receive a technical training shirt and help setting up their fundraising page!

We ask that all participants raise a minimum of $250.

. : : Make a Contribution : : .


Fundraising has ended.

Total Donations: $7,519

Goal: $10,000

$0 75% $10,000

Contributor Amount Comment
manuel & paula frankel $50.00 "You are doing a wonderful thing, proud of you"
Margie Gedeit $50.00 "You're running for a great cause! Your students are lucky to have a dedicated teacher. I hope you reach your goal."
Mary Pawlowski $100.00 "We're proud of you. Your doing what you love, while giving to Special Olympic. Love Mom & Dad"
Nanette Pawlowski $25.00 "Go Meg Go! I'll be doing a matching gift thru work as well :-) "
Patricia Majeed $25.00 "Meghan, you are to be commended for your commitment to your special kids. You're the best! Love, Aunt Patti"
Bernadette Posen $50.00 "Great Cause Meggie ~ Very Proud of You! "
Jean & Scott Dary $25.00 "A really great thing you are a part of Jessica! Hope you reach & exceed your goal! Good Luck! :)"
Michael Hogan $25.00 "Good luck and good running. I may be running that race too. "
Catherine Scheid $25.00 "I am so proud of you Hyen Le...Look for my niece Brianna and my sister Beth Scheid. They'll be running with you!! Huge Hug, Ms. Scheid"
Nola Senna $100.00 "I'm so proud of you for doing this and for being the great human being you are! ;)"
Kate Lee Hidden "I'm so proud of you, dear! :) good luck and don't forget to keep yourself always hydrated no matter whaat! :)"
Matthew Kluk $25.00 "A great and selfless gesture! Best of luck :)"
Eden Liu $25.00 "Good luck, Huyen!! :)"
Dan Bacon $50.00 "Go Huyen!"
Julianne Carpenter $50.00 "Good luck Huyen! I hope the run goes well!"
Elizabeth Le Hidden "Way to go baby - iu - mom"
Barbara Kline $20.00 "Run Leigha Run!"
Charles Jester $50.00 "I'll get the ball rolling Sunshine."
Paula Fowler $50.00 "All the luck in the world! You are doing something truly amazing for the awesome organization!"
doretta decaire $50.00 "Run leigha run "
Angie walters $50.00 "Way to go Leigha!! Run for this great cause!! :)"
Rod & Kris Boggs $50.00 "We're with you Leigha!"
Judith Killen $50.00 "Trying to help out! "
Mark Jones $25.00 "This should put you over your goal, hopefully we can do more as a group."
Mark and Jeannie Burkardt $20.00 "Good cause! Hope this helps!!"
Kristen Berchtold $25.00 "I am happy to contribute so you can have a beer! I would have given more, but you are only running HALF a marathon - just kidding! Good luck!"
Haley Mott $20.00 "Great cause Leigha! Plus I admire anyone who runs as I was not given that gift. :D"
Sarah Whetstone $25.00 "Awesome. Have fun and finish!"
Rachelle Coleman $20.00 "Way to Go Leigha!!"
Carol Paris $25.00 "Very proud you chose Special Olympics"
Lisa Van Dyke $25.00 "You go girl!"
Denise Lindquist Hidden "We're in, Pete.... enjoy the run!"
Gustavo Torre $50.00 "Very proud of you Jess, love Los Torre"
Ian Tuffield $50.00 "Good luck Jessica from Ian, Lori, Maddie and Ryann"
Sierra Paturalski $100.00 "I worked along side you at Special Olympics the last two years. Special Education has been my life's work. I support your efforts and commitment. SIERRA"
Rene Carne-Drogos $25.00 "Go get em, Andy! I'll be rooting for ya!"
Franklin Delano Bluth $10.00 "My name is Judge!"
Jessica Scurto $25.00 "Good luck Huyen! What a great choice of things to do and an amazing cause....we'll be rooting for you :)"
Ceil and Pat Scanla Hidden "Good Luck, Jessica! You have all the Scanlans supporting you!"
Megan Kinney $10.00 "Doing good, MCV; Way to go! "
Gina Florian $50.00 "Go Turtle, Go! I'll be cheering you on in spirit. Hugs :) Love, Gina Peanut"
Jay Florian $100.00 "Mom and I are honored to help you in this wonderful cause! Run well my friend!"
Peggy Beirne $50.00 "Meggie we are so very proud of you!! You go girl! :) Uncle Kevin, Aunt Peggy, Ashley and Lauren"
Steve & Debbie Wahlbrink $50.00 "Way to go, Christin! "
Mary Carroll $50.00 "Good luck Jessica. I can't believe you are already running a half marathon! Didn't you just start running less than a year ago?!"
Mary Ellen Newton Hidden "Jess- You go girl!! Go make a difference!!-- The Newtons"
Anonymous Hidden "So proud you! "
Julie DeCaire $50.00 "Good luck! Riley hopes you have as much fun as she has had with SO! She just won a silver medal for basketball!"
Zack Embery $10.00 "I like beer. I miss you. God Speed."
Becky Hill $25.00 "Good Luck!!!"
Emily Maresh $15.00 "Good Luck! Love, Lauren, Ella and Anderson"
Julie DeGraw Hidden "Hope better late than never applies here Lexi. Glad your run went well. So cool!!!"
Marc Elder $25.00 "Wes - thanks for doing this! Good Luck!"
Frank Davis $25.00 "Good Luck Pam!!"
Jeff & Debbie Meixsell $100.00 "Good luck, Pam! We love you!!!"
Sonic Haven Studios $100.00 "This donation is from all of the great people who signed up for the Sonic Haven Studios karaoke contest/fundraiser. THANK YOU!!"
Robert Zapfel $200.00 "Bridget, what a great cause! Aunt Vivian and I were active when the International Special Olympics were held in South Bend years ago. Best wishes."
Rick & Mary Veith Hidden "Good Luck and Have Fun!!"
Steve, Jenny & Brad Mannon $15.00 "Love you!! So proud!!"
Dennis Krug Hidden "We think it's awesome you are running this Marathon! Good Luck to you and Sonic Haven Studios!"
Renee Kelch $25.00 "Awesome Job Wes!!! So very proud of you!"
D & J Edgar $100.00 "Hope your cold is better and you have a great run. Good on you to do this."
Derek Devore $100.00 "Great thing you're doing Wes. I'm happy I could help."
Connie Robbins $20.00 "Have a great run!"
Jennifer Adler $25.00 "Good Luck Carolyn!! Your dedication to your family and your job is amazing!! :) I enjoy working with you!! "
Deanna Chism $100.00 "Pam - Good Luck! We'll have a big cheering section for you Saturday; we're all proud of you."
Myra Gorman $200.00 "We are so proud of you! You set your goal for 13.1 and you will make it. We love you very much! Mom, Dad, Corey and Bella"
Robert Samblanet Hidden ""But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary" Isaiah 40:31"
Kevin Orris $10.00 "If you're not first, you're last."
nancy ogrady $50.00 "We are always proud of you. Good luck tomorrow; wish we could see you cross the finish line."
Larry Chism $20.00 "Go for it PAM!!"
Bob & Becky Love $20.00 "Hope you have good weather tomorrow and what a great accomplishment. Go Wes!"
Allison Boyd $20.00 "Good luck and have fun!"
Robert Adams $100.00 "To the most dedicated mother I have ever know. We love you very much. Good luck tomorrow and I hope you record your best time ever."
Lisa Maddox $50.00 "What an awesome thing you are doing...Good luck tomorrow!!"
Jessica Kent $25.00 "Donating on behalf of my niece Hannah who is 6 and has downs syndrome and my cousin's son who is six and has autism. Good Luck Carolyn!!!!"
Mary Egan $25.00 "Congrats on being a rock star and rocking it!!! So cool that you did it! Sorry this is so late! "
Top Contributors
Top Fundraisers
Top Teams
Inspired?!?! Click here for information on starting your own ACTIVE fundraising campaign!