Believing that the greatest benefit to society is made through uplifting individuals, the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation help people access the basic necessities of life with particular interest in youth and education. By influencing young people during their formative years and providing opportunity for personal advancement through education, Dennis and Phyllis hope to create a positive and lasting impact on our culture and society.
Thanks to the generous commitment of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation this same spirit of charity and compassion has provided the resources and energy to support the transformative power of sports. Phyllis and Dennis have been fans of Special Olympics Montana for decades, demonstrating their heart for our athletes and their commitment to the mission. Together – Dennis, Phyllis, and the entire Washington Companies team –celebrate the virtues of inclusion and respect, and are among the biggest fans to champion abilities over disabilities.
First Interstate Bank
First Interstate Bank has been a fan of Special Olympics Montana for more than 20 years. They have a corporate culture that embraces their founder’s values, the Scott Family. Tom Scott has graciously served as Honorary Chairman of the State Summer Games over the years, only recently passing this honor onto other First Interstate Bank leaders who share and radiate the same values that bring all of us together in a celebration of Special Olympics Montana athletes. First Interstate Bank is a faithful and generous stewardship of Special Olympics Montana mission!
Law Enforcement Torch Run
The Special Olympics Montana program that exists today would not be as developed or robust it weren’t for the advocacy, passion, and generosity of law enforcement officers across the state. These proud, yet humble servants invest their time, attention, and energy to touch one life, create one story of good, and in doing so, they change the fabric of our communities for the better. Since 1985, inspirational law enforcement officers have raised over $6.1 Million to support Special Olympics Montana!
The proud and devoted Premiere Law Enforcement Sponsor of LETR is the Montana Police Protective Association. These inspiration officers lead from the front, by generously supporting the LETR program annually, ensuring it has the capacity to support the Special Olympics Montana mission of fostering inclusion and respect across Montana! Thank you MPPA for your dedication, support, and passion!
Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply
Murdoch’s has had a long rich history with Special Olympics Montana. Murdoch’s served as the Premier Sponsor of the 2009 through 2011 State Summer Games when in Bozeman, and the entire organization from the ground up is heavily involved with LETR fundraising efforts across Montana. Murdoch’s also provided a tremendous leadership during the annual MTN Chevy Raffle by selling over 10,000 tickets. The Murdoch’s team are heroes to our athletes!!! They demonstrate superb devotion to changing the lives of those we serve!
Town Pump Corporation & Charitable Foundation
Celebrating the impact Town Pump has on Special Olympics Montana each year is incredible and humbling!!! Serving as the Premier Sponsor of the State Basketball Tournament and the State Winter Games, Town Pump’s generosity ensures athletes have incredible, life-changing moments through sports. Additionally, Town Pump sells tens of thousands of MTN Raffle Tickets each year, serving as the #1 partner of corporate raffle ticket sales. This tremendous company and its dedicated employees ensure communities celebrate Special Olympics Athletes as they inspire us through their courage, determination, and joy. Through this inspiration, the Special Olympics Montana mission demonstrates that we can all be at our best when we ensure our communities become more inclusive and respective places that welcome all people, regardless of abilities or disabilities. Town Pump’s leadership and generosity is phenomenal!
Providence Heath & Services, Western Montana
Providence Health & Services, Western Montana has provided inspirational support to the 2015-2017 State Summer Games through the provision of medical providers and materials at the Healthy Athletes program, which enhances the wellness of Special Olympics Montana athletes through screenings and basic health education. In addition, Providence generously provided a major sponsorship that helped make the State Summer Games the impactful and exciting event they promise to be for all athletes, coaches, and fans. Truly, Special Olympics Montana is a reflection of Providence’s beautiful mission and values!
The Montana Television Network
The creativity and vision of MTN is a treasure to the entire state of Montana through their quality news broadcasts and tremendous programming. Thanks to their innovative spirit and generosity, by way of television commercials for the MTN Chevy Truck Raffle, this program as reach new heights. In two years, it has raised nearly $1.2 Million! MTN’s leadership has resulted in a record number of $5 tickets being sold across the state in these two years and has fueled a greater understanding of Special Olympics Montana athletes throughout the state. MTN is the broadcast voice of Special Olympics Montana, a proud and dedicated partner!