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Special Olympics Michigan transforming former school into world's largest Special Olympics facility

Special Olympics Michigan has purchased the former South Christian High School campus in Byron Township and will transform the former Grand Rapids area school into the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Sports & Inclusion Center. 

Inclusion Blend Coffee available now!

Special Olympics Michigan is proud to partner with Schuil Coffee to offer the Inclusion Blend. For every bag of coffee purchased, Schuil Coffee will donate $1.00 to support Special Olympics Michigan athletes and programming. Get your bag today!

Unified Flag Football Team honored on Township sign

The Special Olympics Michigan Unified Flag Football team from Holt that captured gold at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle has been honored by its community with signs commemorating their accomplishment.

Vehicle Raffle winner picks up new car

One $5 ticket. That's all it took for Teresa Carlson of Cadillac to come away the grand prize winner in the 2019 SOMI Vehicle Raffle for a brand new 2019 Ford Escape.

Red Wings hosting SOMI Night on Friday, October 25

See the Detroit Red Wings take on the Buffalo Sabres as part of a Special Olympics Michigan night on October 25. Discounted ticket packages include an exclusive Red Wings/SOMI branded winter hat. Secure your ticket and hat today!

Athletes battle weather, finish strong at State Fall Games

Severe weather rolling through southeast Michigan led to the shortening of softball and golf competitions at the 2019 State Fall Games, but the 1,600 athletes in attendance still finished the weekend strong! Get your recap of the State Fall Games, complete with photos, here!

State Fall Games returns to Southeast Michigan

More than 1,600 Special Olympics Michigan athletes will make their way to southeast Michigan from September 20-22 for the sixth annual Special Olympics Michigan State Fall Games presented by Real Estate One Charitable Foundation.

Handy Middle School makes ESPN Honor Roll

Handy Middle School in Bay City is one of only 34 schools across the U.S. to be named to the 2019 ESPN Honor Roll. The honor comes as part of ESPN's Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools National Recognition Program.

Ann Guzdzial Joins Special Olympics Michigan Hall of Fame

Former Special Olympics Michigan Chief Program Officer Ann Guzdzial was inducted into the Special Olympics Michigan Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 20 in Lansing.

SOMI Vehicle Raffle Winners

Find out the three winners in the 2019 SOMI Vehicle Raffle for a 2019 Ford Escape, $1,000 Visa gift card and 15" laptop.

2019 State Summer Games

SOMI's largest sporting event of the year takes place May 30-June 1 in Mt. Pleasant! Get all your event info, including online volunteer registration info here.

BORSTon Marathon

Julian Borst made history as the first SOMI athlete to run the Boston Marathon. Borst finished the Patriot's Day race in just over 3 hours, 5 minutes.

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