For the 16th year in a row, law enforcement personnel from across the state will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. This Friday, May 18, 2018, Police Officers and other law enforcement personnel will volunteer at 296 Dunkin’ Donuts locations from 5:00 a.m. to noon to help heighten awareness and raise funds as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Cop On A Rooftop event.
Everyone who visits a Cop on a Rooftop store and makes a donation will receive a free donut. Individuals who donate $10 or more will receive a Law Enforcement Torch Run travel mug (while supplies last) and a coupon for a free medium coffee. Other items, such as Torch Run T-shirts and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.
West Chicago Officers will be at the following West Chicago Dunkin Donut locations:
110 W Roosevelt Road
185 W North Avenue
330 S Neltnor Boulevard
West Chicago Detective Robbi Peterson was honored this year for his dedication to Special Olympics Illinois by being featured with a Special Olympic athlete on the official 2018 poster distributed by the organization to promote this year’s fundraisers, and on a video to raise greater awareness for the organization.
About Law Enforcement Torch Run
The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest year-round fundraising vehicle benefiting Special Olympics Illinois. The annual intrastate relay and its various fundraising projects have two goals: to raise money and gain public awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Illinois.
About Special Olympics Illinois
Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 19 sports for more than 22,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities and more than 20,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support. To learn more about Special Olympics Illinois, volunteering or providing financial support to help make Special Olympics programs possible, contact your local Special Olympics agency, call 800-394-0562 or visit the website at www.soill.org.