Create Your Legacy of Inclusion and Activate an Immediate Gift for our Athletes Today

By letting us know that you have included a gift to Special Olympics in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation and sharing some details about your gift, you'll activate an immediate donation - 10% of your future gift's value, up to $10,000 - in your name. Sharing your gift intention with us now will increase your impact today and into the future.

How the Legacy Challenge Works

You can lead the way to inclusion and immediately empower athletes to shatter stereotypes and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life.

Simply click on each of the steps below to learn how to get involved.
Step 1: Include a gift in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation for Special Olympics

By creating your legacy, you make creating a world of acceptance and inclusion for all people part of your own life story.

Easy ways to join the Special Olympics Legacy Challenge

A gift in your will or trust is easy to establish; it can be changed at any time and for any reason and it creates your legacy with Special Olympics, providing a more inclusive world. All you need is a few simple words.

It’s easy to set up a legacy gift through a beneficiary designation in your retirement plan, insurance plan, or other asset. Simply complete a beneficiary designation form from your fund’s administrator. When you do, you create your legacy of a more inclusive world.

To learn more about leaving a gift in your will to Special Olympics, request these complimentary resources:

Get free resources ▾

Step 2: Document your gift on the form below to activate an immediate donation from our Challenge sponsor


You can activate an immediate donation of 10% of your future gift's value, up to $10,000, to increase your impact today for our athletes.

If you prefer to keep your future gift amount private, you can still make an immediate impact today by letting us know about your gift now. You will a activate a $500 donation from the Legacy Challenge sponsor.


John notified us that he has named Special Olympics as the sole beneficiary of his IRA. The current value of his account is $75,000. By sharing these details, he will activate an immediate matching gift of $7,500.

Jane lets us know that she has included Special Olympics in her will for 25% of her estate. She estimates that her gift is worth approximately $100,000. Her notification activates an immediate matching gift of $10,000.

Activate your donation ▾

Step 3: See the benefits

You will activate an immediate donation in your name
that will be used now to make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place–one athlete, one volunteer, one family member at a time.

You will inspire other people to support Special Olympics
by allowing us to recognize your generous commitment, making an even greater impact. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will honor your choice.

You are welcomed into The Champion's Society®
a special group of committed people, like you, who have included Special Olympics in their estate plans. The Champion's Society® members are the guardians who protect our athletes' future.

Step 1: Include a gift in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation for Special Olympics

By creating your legacy, you make creating a world of acceptance and inclusion for all people part of your own life story.

Easy ways to join the Special Olympics Legacy Challenge

A gift in your will or trust is easy to establish; it can be changed at any time and for any reason and it creates your legacy with Special Olympics, providing a more inclusive world. All you need is a few simple words.

It’s easy to set up a legacy gift through a beneficiary designation in your retirement plan, insurance plan, or other asset. Simply complete a beneficiary designation form from your fund’s administrator. When you do, you create your legacy of a more inclusive world.

To learn more about leaving a gift in your will to Special Olympics, request complimentary resources:

Get free resources ▾

Step 2: Document your gift on the form below to activate an immediate donation from our Challenge sponsor


You can activate an immediate donation of 10% of your future gift's value, up to $10,000, to increase your impact today for our athletes.

If you prefer to keep your future gift amount private, you can still make an immediate impact today by letting us know about your gift now. You will a activate a $500 donation from the Legacy Challenge sponsor.


John notified us that he has named Special Olympics as the sole beneficiary of his IRA. The current value of his account is $75,000. By sharing these details, he will activate an immediate matching gift of $7,500.

Jane lets us know that she has included Special Olympics in her will for 25% of her estate. She estimates that her gift is worth approximately $100,000. Her notification activates an immediate matching gift of $10,000.

Activate your donation ▾

Step 3: See the benefits

You will activate an immediate donation in your name
that will be used now to make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place–one athlete, one volunteer, one family member at a time.

You will inspire other people to support Special Olympics
by allowing us to recognize your generous commitment, making an even greater impact. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will honor your choice.

You are welcomed into The Champion's Society®
a special group of committed people, like you, who have included Special Olympics in their estate plans. The Champion's Society® members are the guardians who protect our athletes' future.