Special Olympics Florida

Polk County

Did You Know

  • Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults 8 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Our athletes are also invited to participate in Athlete Leadership and Healthy Athletes programs.
  • We currently offer 17 sports.
  • We serve 462 athletes throughout Polk County.
  • Over 125 people from our community give their time to volunteer each year.

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How to donate to Special Olympics Florida – Polk County

Our program is made possible through the generosity of individuals, civic clubs, businesses and corporations both local and across the nation. Our athletes participate in our program at no cost; therefore, without volunteers and donations, the program would not exist.

We accept donations in the form of checks and money orders; or items such as water, food, transportation, and office supplies.  If you would like to make a donation, please either contact us, mail a check made payable to Special Olympics Florida – Polk County using the address below or contribute online using the instructions below.

Special Olympics Florida – Polk County
Sleepy Hill Middle School
2215 Sleepy Hill Road
Lakeland, FL  33810

Your generous donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your continued support.