Supporting Special Olympics Aurora

The purpose of this section is to connect community donors and sponsors looking for ways to help Special Olympics Ontario - Aurora (SOO - Aurora). As less than 5% of our organization’s funding comes from government grants and Special Olympics Ontario is NOT a member of the United Way, over 95% of our support comes from corporate fundraising, sponsorships, and personal donations.

Despite the generosity of sponsors and donors, there is always a need to raise more money.



Donations:

Our contributions make a real differences in the lives of our athletes and their parents, coaches, and volunteers. By making a simple financial donation to Special Olympics Ontario - Aurora, you help ensure that athletes with intellectual disabilities continue to develop their fitness, sport and social skills, and build their self-esteem through sport programs and competition.

All contributions of $20 or over are tax-deductible and every dollar goes towards the athletes and their programs.

To receive a tax receipt, please ensure that you provide the following information with your donation:
  • Name
  • Address
  • City
  • Province
  • Postal Code

You can help Special Olympics athletes win at life!

  • $5 will subsidize the payment for an athlete to participate in a sport.
  • $30 will send an athlete to a local competition
  • $100 will provide a coach with specialized training.
  • $150 will send an athlete to a provincial game.
  • $300 purchases equipment for one Special Olympics sport club to be developed.
  • $1,000 will send a team to a local competition
  • $100 per month or $1,200 per year sends one athlete to National Games.

To donate directly to SOO - Aurora, please mail a cheque or money order to:

Special Olympics Ontario - Aurora

Community Coordinator

87 Kennedy Street West,

Aurora,

ON, L4G 2L8

Please ensure your full name and address are included with your donation to facilitate issuance of a tax receipt. Alternatively, you can donate online through Special Olympics Ontario.


Corporate Sponsors:

SOO - Aurora represents a unique and fresh sponsorship opportunity for your company. By becoming a SOO - Aurora sponsor, your company will join a prestigious group of companies who have made their commitment to Special Olympics athletes in Aurora and around the world. Special Olympics is recognized provincially as a multi-sport organization by the Ministry of Health Promotion, and nationally by the Department of Canadian Heritage.  Many exciting sponsorship opportunities exist within the Special Olympics organization, ranging anywhere from providing gifts-in-kind donations for fundraising events, to sponsoring various athletes, programs, events, and even games.

Corporate Sponsors:

Corporate Sponsors that partner with Aurora Special Olympics share our values.

Involvement will make a positive impact on the lives of our athletes with an intellectual disability.  Corporate partnership/sponsorships are offered at various levels



Gold - Your corporate name and logo linked to your website, displayed and published in our newsletter



Silver - Your corporate name and logo linked to your website also displayed and published in our newsletter



Bronze - Your corporate name linked to your website on “Our Partners” corporate sponsorship page



Personal Donations and Friend of Aurora Special Olympics

The monies donated and raised by Friends of SOO - Aurora will work to support all activities provided by the community.  These funds will be provided to each sport according to the sport organizations’ needs.  Donations of any size are welcome.  And with approval your name will appear in alphabetical order on our website   (income tax receipts issued for donations of $20 or more).

For more information on how you can donate, please contact; Fundraising