Grimes, IA – Running November 10 through November 16Kwik Star stores across Iowa will sell icons in support of Special Olympics Iowa.

Customers can purchase a paper icon for just $1 each, sign their names on the icon and display them in their local Kwik Star to show support of SOIA athletes.


“Kwik Trip coworkers serve our communities with warm smiles and acts of kindness every day. Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Special Olympics truly impacts the lives of thousands of incredible athletes,” says Steven Wrobel, Kwik Trip Public Relations. “Would you please join us in making a donation?”


Kwik Star has been a longtime supporter of Special Olympics Iowa. They are a Premier Statewide Partner and each year every Kwik Star in the state of Iowa sells icons. Kwik Star employees also support our local programs and employ our athletes. Statewide campaigns such as this increase the awareness of the Special Olympics movement.


Visit your local Kwik Star store to purchase an icon and thank the Kwik Star team for supporting SOIA athletes.


WHO: Kwik Star and Special Olympics Iowa
WHAT: Icons for Sale
WHEN: November 10-16, 2017
WHERE: Kwik Star Stores in Iowa


Contact Jeanette Steinfeldt with questions.



Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA), a statewide nonprofit organization, provides high-quality training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in all 99 counties of Iowa. SOIA offers 23 Olympic-style sports to more than 14,000 athletes and Unified Sports partners year-round.


Since 1968, Special Olympics has provided an inclusive culture that stresses athletic excellence, rewards determination, emphasizes health and celebrates personal achievement. Through Special Olympics sports training and competition, children and adults with intellectual disabilities reach their full potential and experience inclusion in their communities every day.

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