Fundraisers Overview

Special event fundraisers allow Special Olympics North Carolina to generate a great deal of public awareness and funding for our mission.   These fundraisers include traditional events such as walks/runs and golf tournaments, and also some very innovative fundraisers, such as a Plane Pull, polar plunges, and Over the Edge — just to name a few.  Check out some of the current events we have available, and have some fun by helping us raise funds for Special Olympics North Carolina.

Upcoming Fundraisers

Polar Plunges

Polar Plunges for Special Olympics North Carolina are a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics North Carolina athletes by jumping into frigid bodies of water across the state throughout the winter.

Over the Edge

Over the Edge takes place at the Wells Fargo Capitol Center.  Individuals raise $1,000 for the chance to rappel 30 stories down the downtown Raleigh skyscraper.

Truck Convoy for Special Olympics

Join the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics and be a part of a celebration of the trucking industry and its unwavering support of Special Olympics.

Plane Pull

Five-person teams compete to determine who can pull a 30,000-pound regional jet the fastest at the annual Special Olympics NC Plane Pull®.

Special Events Calendar
LETR Calendar

Duke MBA Games

The Fuqua School of Business MBA students have organized the MBA Games benefitting SONC and have raised over $2.5 million since 1988 for SONC. View photos from 2017 fundraising events.