Thank You to Our Law Enforcement Community!
Law Enforcement Torch Run raises record-breaking $417,421 for Special Olympics Northern California and donations are still coming In!
Over 2,000 Law Enforcement personnel from 195 Law Enforcement agencies throughout Northern California ran the Special Olympics Torch, the "Flame of Hope' through their communities bringing awareness and raising funds for Special Olympics! We are so grateful for the dedication and commitment of the Law Enforcement community to our amazing Special Olympics athletes.
There is still time to support your favorite Law Enforcement personnel or agency!
Check out some of the agencies who escorted the Flame of Hope on it's Journey to Summer Games.
Torch Run Recap
Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with Us!
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics in Northern California. A small but dedicated group of law enforcement officers, along with the support of Special Olympics staff, brought the Torch Run to life in Northern California in 1997. From its humble beginnings the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Northern California has grown into an integral part of Special Olympics; each year hundreds of law enforcement personnel participate. To date LETR Northern California has raised over 20 million dollars to support the athletes of Special Olympics.
Law enforcement personnel from around Northern California spend countless volunteer hours each year raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics through events such as Tip-A-Cops, Cop on a Rooftop, Police in Pursuit, Bike the Bridges and of course the Torch Run as “Guardians of the Flame”.
We hope you will join us this year as we rebound from the terrible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, cheer on the return of in-person athletic programs which are so important to the athletes of Special Olympics, and celebrate our 25th Anniversary.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics. Known honorably as Guardians of the Flame, law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes carry the “Flame of Hope” into the Opening Ceremony of local competitions, and into Special Olympics State, Provincial, National, Regional and World Games. Annually, almost 110,000 dedicated and compassionate law enforcement members carry the “Flame of Hope,” symbolizing courage and celebration of diversity uniting communities around the globe.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN FUNDRAISING SHIRTS
If you would like to order fundraising shirts, please email: Donna@sonc.org
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