For many years the police department has actively supported the activities of Special Olympics Kansas through various activities and fundraisers; these include, the Torch Run, The Polar Plunge, and donation events at various businesses.
The Purpose of Special Olympics Kansas
Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state – regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.
Go to www.ksso.org if you would like to donate to the worthy cause. Contact Community Services Officer Larabe Alexander if you would like to participate in some other way.