Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners
Partnerships with the corporate community change lives for Manitobans living with an intellectual disability. They enable us to provide the programs, mentorship and resources that individuals with an intellectual disability need to tackle inactivity, intolerance, and isolation.
Our programs are designed to develop physical fitness and life skills, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship. With your support, we impact the lives of hundreds of individuals of all ages. Together, we hope to make the world kinder, gentler, and more just for all people.
We will custom build a partnership to meet your needs. A tax deductible receipt, opportunities to engage your staff, change a life or meet your annual sales goals -> partner with us and we'll help you achieve your goals.
For more information on partnerships please contact Tara Skibo at (204) 926-8354 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are grateful for the generous support of our many national partners, which helps us offer more sport and development opportunities for our Special Olympics Manitoba athletes.
Other Ways to Contribute
When planning your next social event, think about an ‘in lieu of’ gift to Special Olympics Manitoba. For a birthday, anniversary or any other special occasion, this is a uniquely, meaningful and rewarding idea. You will help a Special Olympics athlete experience the joy of sport and a sense of belonging.
In Memory of
Donations can also be made in memory of a family member, friend or colleague. The bereaved family receives a special card expressing condolences and informing them of your contribution to Special Olympics Manitoba.
Our programs run 365 days a year, your continued support as a monthly donor will assist in the development of a local sport program and athlete development throughout the year.
Air Miles Rewards Miles
The Air Miles Rewards Program is proud to be a sponsor of Special Olympics. By donating your Air Miles to our organization, your donation will allow athletes and their coaches the opportunity for out of Province travel to competitions or additional training opportunities.
Gifts in Kind
There are many ways to support Special Olympics Manitoba, gifts in kind are also accepted. Please contact our office direct at 204-925-5628 include description of gift along with third party appraisal.
This allows you to leave a legacy within your community by enabling Special Olympics Manitoba to provide life-enriching sports experiences to individuals with an intellectual disability in the future, while providing tax benefits to you today.
Planned Giving options:
- Leave a specific dollar amount or percentage of your assets; such as cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, term deposits, real estate, vehicles, art, jewellery or insurance in your will.
- Naming SOM as the beneficiary or your RRSP, RRIF or pension
- Naming SOM as the beneficiary of an existing or paid-up life insurance policy
- Purchasing a new life-insurance policy naming SOM as the beneficiary Remembering loved ones with memorial gifts
Draft An Athlete
The Draft an Athlete program is about building partnerships between athletes involved in Special Olympics and the communities in which they live, train and make us proud.
Athletes involved in Special Olympics are members of our community. That makes the Draft an Athlete program an investment in the community. It provides a shared experience in sport and athlete development, creating a dynamic forum in which companies or individual donors can draft athletes to ensure they experience success not only in sport but also in life.
Special Olympics Manitoba is dedicated to enriching the lives of Manitobans with an intellectual disability through active participation sport. With more than 3,000 athletes, volunteers and coaches, Special Olympics Manitoba develops and delivers over 134 athlete-centred programs in all seven regions of the province.
Special Olympics Manitoba, Inc. is now a partner of ChangeIt®; a new way to donate while making everyday purchases using your existing BMO® and RBC® Credit Cards or select Credit Union Debit Cards*. ChangeIt lets you automatically round up your purchases and donate the difference to us!
With ChangeIt you can track your donations online, control your rounding preferences and even set a monthly maximum. At the start of each month, a donation notification will be delivered straight to your inbox from ChangeIt to let you know how much you donated in the previous cycle. You’ll also receive an annual Official Donation Receipt for Income Tax Purposes from us for every penny you donate.
It’s the easiest way to give, and getting started is simple.
- Sign up your BMO® and RBC® Credit Cards or select Credit Union Debit Cards* at www.changeit.com/registration
- Select Special Olympics Manitoba, Inc. and set your rounding limits
- Use your BMO® and RBC® Credit Cards or select Credit Union Debit Cards* and start making a difference
You can turn your vehicle donation into generous dollars to support Special Olympics Manitoba! Working on our behalf, Donate a Car Canada will accept your vehicle for donation -- running, or not! Old or new!
There is no cost to you, and the process is incredibly easy! Donate a Car Canada will facilitate all aspects of your car donation from the pick up to the final sale, ensuring that your vehicle will be sold for the highest sale outcome possible. They will then forward the net proceeds on to us here at Special Olympics Manitoba and we will send you a tax receipt!