During the entire month of May 2016, Special Olympics Oklahoma will receive a portion of the proceeds from each Wacky Pack sold at all participating Oklahoma SONIC Drive-Ins. Since 2005, Special Olympics Oklahoma has received donations in excess of $684,944 from SONIC Drive-Ins.
"We are excited to partner with Oklahoma's SONIC Drive-Ins in May for this unique promotion to raise funds for more than 11,600 Special Olympics athletes residing in the state," said Adrian DeWendt, Special Olympics Oklahoma President and CEO.
"More than 5,000 Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes will compete at the 47th annual Summer Games May 11-13, 2016," said DeWendt.
"SONIC's Wacky Pack promotion in May is a great way for Oklahoma communities to help support the largest amateur sporting event in Oklahoma and contribute to the hundreds of Special Olympics Oklahoma events throughout the year. We thank SONIC Drive-In for a great partnership since 2005."
The Mission of Special Olympics is to provide a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Today more than 11,600 Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes participate in more than 140 sports competitions and training clinic opportunities every year. Competition is offered in 16 official sports. There are opportunities for thousands of volunteers.