Maximize your philanthropic goals
  • Make a difference in people's lives and always be remembered for your contribution
  • Benefit yourself, your family and Special Olympics with your planned gift
  • Help us fulfill our mission for many years and generations to come

The Champion's Society®

In the Olympic tradition of excellence and grandeur, The Champion's Society® members are the guardians who protect our athletes' future. By providing for Special Olympics in their estate and financial plans today, members of The Champion's Society® guarantee the long-term success of Special Olympics and its athletes.

Like the athletes whom it benefits, The Champion's Society® transcends all boundaries and was created to pay tribute to the dedicated individuals who have included Special Olympics in their will or other estate and financial plans. All members are connected by a shared vision to help Special Olympics ensure a safe and quality athlete experience, grow in numbers and expand our reach.

There are no membership fees or minimum gift amounts to join The Champion's Society®. The size of your gift is entirely your choice and is kept confidential. If you have already included Special Olympics in a bequest or other planned gift, we hope you will let us know. Your willingness to be listed as a member of The Champion's Society® not only encourages others to follow your example, but inspires the family members, athletes and community at large that Special Olympics' life-improving mission will continue for generations to come.

Membership Benefits

As a member of The Champion's Society®, among the benefits you will receive are:

  • A beautiful certificate proclaiming your membership in this extraordinary Society
  • Exclusive advance invitations to Special Olympics events
  • Periodic estate planning updates
  • Prominent name recognition in our annual report
  • Access to our gift planning staff to help you meet your charitable goals

An Invitation to Join The Champion's Society®

Countless members of The Champion's Society® have expressed their commitment to Special Olympics through a very special and important form of financial support.

These donors have named Special Olympics as the ultimate beneficiary of a planned gift. Such gifts might include a bequest and/or charitable income gifts, such as charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder unitrusts, charitable remainder annuity trusts, or gifts of life insurance.

Once you complete your estate plans, please fill out our member profile form to let us know. We would like to thank you for your generosity by including you in The Champion's Society®.