Press Room

The media plays a huge roll in what Special Olympics Washington does. When the media covers a story about the organization, events or cause, it creates a “buzz” in the community, excitement within Special Olympics and credibility in community. In addition it also helps raise awareness and help the organization support nearly 10,000 athletes across the State of Washington.

Please feel free to contact Special Olympics Washington for any additional information and thank you for your continued coverage and support.

2017 Press Releases

Seattle Polar Plunge
Kennewick Polar Plunge

2016 Press Releases

Breakfast with Champions
Winter Games Release
USA Games Sports Team
Summer Games
Summer Sports Classic
Sounders Sendoff
Red Robin
Polar Plunge Tacoma
Polar Plunge Release
House Raffle Release
Turkey Bowl
Red Robin


2015 Press Releases

World Games Send Off
Winter Games 2015
Turkey Bowl
Summer Games
Summer Sports Classic
Polar Plunge Tacoma
Red Robin Polar Plunge
Over the Edge Spokane
House Raffle
Kenmore Bowling
House Raffle Talking Points
Seattle U Soccer
Breakfast with Champions

2014 Press Releases

Special Olympics Polar Plunge
SPORT Restuarant to Celebrate Athletes & Winter Games
Tacoma Polar Plunge
Winter Games 2014
House Raffle Early Bird Drawing #1
Unified Soccer Kickoff
2014 Breakfast with Champions!
Summer Games 2014
US National Games
Over the Edge Spokane
New CEO: Dave Lenox
Over the Edge Seattle
Red Robin Tip-A-Cop

2013 Press Releases

Special Olympics World Winter Games
Special Olympics World Winter Games Sendoff
World Winter Games Results
Special Olympics Polar Plunge Seattle
Special Olympics Polar Plunge Tacoma
Special Olympics Winter Games 2013
Special Olympics Seattle Unified Soccer Kickoff
Special Olympics Tacoma Unified Soccer Kickoff
Special Olympics South America Unified Soccer Invitational
Summer Games 2013
Krispy Kreme & Special Olympics
Over the Edge Spokane
Buffalo Wild Wings for Special Olympics
Run from the Cops Renton
Over the Edge Seattle
Run from the Cops
Red Robin Tip-a-Cop
Unified Basketball Kickoff 

For additional information contact:
Dan Wartelle
Vice President Communications
(206) 795-0965