Submitted photo: Special Olympics Indiana Preident Jeff Mohler, Duke Energy Indiana Community Relations Manager Rick Burgerm SO athlete and board member Mitch Bonar and Duke Energy Sr. VP and SOI board member Howard Fowler celebrate the SO and Duke Energey partnership.
Duke Energy Foundation awards $50,000 to Special Olympics Indiana
Special Olympics Indiana received a $40,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation designated to cover a portion of the costs associated with planned 50th anniversary initiatives for the 2019 Indiana Summer Games.
The grant funding is in addition to a $10,000 sponsorship from Duke Energy Indiana for the organization’s Polar Plunge fundraiser, yielding a total contribution of $50,000 for 2019.
Duke Energy Indiana also provides volunteers each year for the Polar Plunge and Summer Games. This year, Duke Energy will be recognized as a “Champion” level sponsor.