Skip to main content

Ways to Give

You're Making a Difference

Because of generous contributions like yours, Special Olympics Michigan is able to serve over 22,000 participants by offering 24 sports and facilitating over 700 local, regional, and statewide competitions every year. But Special Olympics Michigan is so much more than a sports program -- your donation helps provide seven Health and Wellness programs, Young Athletes programs, and Unified school and sports programs throughout the state of Michigan.

Gifts can be given to Special Olympics Michigan in a variety of ways. Take a look at the options below, and contact us to discuss the best giving options for you. Together we can ensure the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan continue to grow in confidence and joy.

Give Now or Later

Donate Online

A gift today begins supporting athletes immediately!

Donate by Mail

Wish to donate by mail? Make your check payable to Special Olympics Michigan and send it to us at:

Special Olympics Michigan
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

Special Olympics Michigan
160 68th Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Special Olympics Michigan
1150 Scott Lake Road, Suite 3a
​​​​​​​Waterford, MI 48328

Support a Signature Event

Our Signature Events gather supporters and friends of Special Olympics Michigan to celebrate the Inclusion Revolution while raising critical funds for our Athletes. Join us as an attendee, sponsor, or supporter of our annual signature events taking place in Detroit and Grand Rapids.

Give Later

Planned gifts allow a lasting legacy and continued support for Special Olympics Michigan. Learn more about how you can plan for the future.

Real Estate Gifts

Real estate assets can be converted into a gift that produces income. Receive a deduction for the appraised market value and avoid capital gains tax.

Employer Matching Gifts

Will your employer match your gift? Learn more about how your gifts may qualify for a match.

Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds

Receive a deduction for the full fair market value and avoid paying tax on your capital gain. This giving option can provide greater tax benefit than a cash gift of the same amount.

401(k) and IRAs

Maximize value by avoiding income and real estate taxes. If you are 70 1/2 or older and have excess IRA assets, ask how you can give up to $100,000 to charity, free from income tax through an IRA Charitable Rollover.

Donor Advised Funds

You can establish a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) with a sponsoring organization and utilize the fund to support Special Olympics Michigan. Learn more about how Donor Advised Funds work.

Host a Third Party Fundraiser

Fundraising on behalf of Special Olympics Michigan is a fun way for you to raise money and share SOMI with others! Learn more about how you can host a third party fundraiser!

Impact in Action

22,700+ participants, 24 sports offered, 6 state-level competitions and 700 local competitions. 28,00+ volunteers and 3,200+ certified coaches

Let's chat more about how you can support Special Olympics Michigan: