Fundraise

Volunteer at Fundraising Events

Every year, we hold several specialty fundraising events and campaign promotions that help support our local programs throughout Florida.  These are great ways to get involved and help raise money, and all while having a lot of fun!


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Virtual Polar Plunge

Anywhere
Join us online as we plunge at home to support the mission of Special Olympics Florida! This year we are doing it up BIGGER and better than ever and we want you to come join in on all the virtual fun!  Learn more!
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Virtual Law Enforcement Torch Run

Anywhere
There has never been a more important time to be a champion for inclusion. This year, we hope you’ll help light the way to a world of respect and inclusiveness at this signature event. Led by chiefs, officers, sheriffs, deputies, agents and cadets from virtually every branch of federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement, these men and women represent more than 300 different agencies as they carry the Flame of Hope™. Join your local law enforcement agency’s team to light the way for inclusion and support the athletes of Special Olympics Florida.  Learn more, participate, donate!

Special Olympics Florida Invitational with Disney

Virtual event
Contact:  Leisa Dott

Special Olympics Florida Invitational with Disney

Virtual event
Contact:  Leisa Dott

Jeep Poker Run

Camp Blanding
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Inclusion Revolution Virtual 5k Run, Walk, Roll

Virtual event
This will be virtual race and all proceeds go to benefiting the athletes of Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Orange and Polk Counties.  Learn more, participate, or donate!

Sallarulo Race for Champions

7:00 AM
Walk/run from your own home

David Haines Memorial Golf Tournament

10:30 AM
Cove Cay Golf Club, 2612 Cove Cay Dr, Clearwater, FL 33760

Jack in the Park

6:00 PM
Tampa River Center at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 402 W Laurel Street, Tampa, FL

Polar Plunge Orlando

8:30 AM
Aquatica, 5800 Water Play Way, Orlando

Polar Plunge Pensacola

8:30 AM
Navarre Beach Marine Park, Dolphin & Sea Turtle Pavilions (first pavilions on the Gulf)

Prizes Awarded for Best Plunge Costume, Most Money Raised, and Most Team Spirit!  Learn more, register, fundraise, or donate!

Polar Plunge Jacksonville

12:30 PM
Adventure Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach

Duval Cornhole Classic

12:00 PM
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Stadium, 301 A. Phillip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202

Race For Inclusion

5:30 AM
Gulliver Preparatory School, 6575 N Kendall Dr, Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Torch Icon Campaign at Publix

All Publix locations
Publix, Procter & Gamble, and Special Olympics have partnered together for 41 years to help people with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams. While you’re shopping at Publix, purchase your very own paper torch -- which includes valuable coupons on select P&G products -- at the check-out register, and show you are a fan of Special Olympics and your local athletes!

    Champions Gala

    6:00 PM
    Waldorf Astoria Orlando 14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821
    Contact:  Lori Newcomb, 352-243-9536 x533

    Shark's Tooth Festival

    Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 610 Airport Ave E, Venice, FL 34285

    Shark's Tooth Festival

    Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 610 Airport Ave E, Venice, FL 34285

    Shark's Tooth Festival

    Venice Airport Festival Grounds, 610 Airport Ave E, Venice, FL 34285

    Special Olympics Florida Golf Classic with Publix

    ChampionsGate Golf Club, 8575 White Shark Blvd, Davenport, FL 33896
    Contact:  Linda Lewis

    Special Olympics Florida Golf Classic with Publix

    ChampionsGate Golf Club, 8575 White Shark Blvd, Davenport, FL 33896
    Contact:  Linda Lewis