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Special Olympics Chicago Athletes Going To Nationals For More Than Just Medals: ‘I Like Getting To Know Everyone As I Am’

The Special Olympics Chicago spring games is back after a pandemic hiatus. “It makes you cheer a little harder than you do for the Bears.” 

South Chicago, East Side

Special Olympics Chicago Returns With Opening Ceremonies Thursday At Soldier Field

More than 1,500 athletes will march onto Soldier Field for the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics on Thursday morning.


Help Raise Money For Special Olympics’ Virtual Polar Plunge With Bags Tournament At My Buddy’s Chicago

The two bags tournaments at My Buddy’s is part of numerous events to replace the Chicago Polar Plunge, which is converting to a virtual fundraising format this year.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Park’s Vanille Selling Polar Plunge Cupcakes To Support Special Olympics Chicago

Each package comes with three yellow cupcakes and three chocolate cupcakes for $19.99.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Polar Plunge Sends Thousands Into 37-Degree Lake For Special Olympics

Al Roker from the Today Show and thousands of others plunged into Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach.

Lincoln Park, Old Town