Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:

Meg Ward, Program Director

Eslun Tucker, Business Development Manager

Christina Hunt, Development Manager

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events


Christmas in the Park

December 8 @ 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
850 SW Longview Road
Lee's Summit, MO

Join us for the annual Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake! Support SOMO by swinging by and saying hi while you drive through the light display.  SOMO will receive up…

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Wingstand Dine to Donate – KC Metro

December 13
7715 Stateline Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64114

KC Metro’s December Dine to Donate is at Wingstand located at 7715 Stateline Rd., KCMO 64114. You can order in person or online anytime during open business hours!  The code…

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KC Metro Holiday Party

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1211 W 27th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

Come and celebrate the 2022 year with your SOMO friends! We’ll eat, drink (non-alcoholic), socialize, and dance the night away! Wear your favorite ugly Christmas sweater or your holiday best!…


Basketball Clinic with Rockhurst University

December 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States

Free Clinic hosted by Rockhurst University and The Whole Person! 10:30am: Arrive to campus gym and introductions to the team 11:00am-noon: Basketball Clinic (max of 30 participants) Noon: Pizza available…

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KC Metro Floor Hockey Clinic

January 11, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1201 NE Colbern Rd
Lee's Summit, MO 64086 United States

SOMO is hosting a FREE Floor Hockey Event with KC Mavericks!  Limited spots, RSVP today!  Click here to Register! Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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SOMO Night at the KC Mavericks Game

January 13, 2023 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
19100 E Valley View Pkwy
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Mark Your calendars and get your tickets to attend the KC Mavericks game for SOMO night!  We’ve partnered with the KC Mavericks for the entire month of January and the…

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Bingo Morning Fundraiser with the KC Mavericks

January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1761 Burlington
North Kansas City, Missouri 64116

SOMO has teamed up with the KC Mavericks and Chicken n Pickle to host a BINGO fundraiser!  So, bring the whole fam to meet Mavericks players and coaches.  We will…

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KC Metro Area Basketball

January 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
801 W North Ave
Belton, MO 64012 United States

Team entries and physicals due Wednesday, December 21.  Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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Polar Plunge – KC Metro

January 28, 2023

Bring your friends and jump in a lake of frozen water to benefit Special Olympics Missouri.   Raise a bear min of $75 to receive a shirt the day of the…

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KC Metro Area Aquatics Meet

April 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
18200 MO-78
Independence, MO 64057 United States

Entries are due Thursday, March 9.  Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

KC Metro Area blog posts

AHCA Finals in Sedalia

SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 13-16

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Oct. 13-16, 2022! Franklin County Local Bowling Tournament – Thursday, Oct. 13 Special Olympics Missouri…

Chiefs Fantasy Camp 10-11-22

Chiefs host Fantasy Camp for Special Olympics Missouri athletes and others

KANSAS CITY – Arrowhead Stadium was rocking on Tuesday night! 10 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) flag football players had the opportunity to participate in a Chiefs Fantasy Camp with athletes…

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Special Olympics Missouri gets set to host 2022 Leadership Summit

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) will honor several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors at its 2022 Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, at…

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Hundreds of athletes participate at 2022 State Outdoor Games

JEFFERSON CITY – What a weekend! Hundreds of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state came together to create a memorable 2022 State…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 22-25, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 22-25, 2022! Thursday, Sept. 22 The Fatima volleyball team raised $1,800 for Special Olympics…

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Special Olympics Missouri to host State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY — The 2022 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games will bring around 1,100 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to Jefferson City, Oct.…

Pickleball Clinic in North Kansas City

Special Olympics Missouri athletes begin four-week pickleball clinic in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — More than a dozen Special Olympics Missouri athletes started their four-week pickleball clinic at North Kansas City’s Chicken N’ Pickle on Wednesday night. Check out some of…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 16-18, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 16-18, 2022! Friday, Sept. 16 SOMO held its St. Louis Metro Area Golf Tournament…

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Law enforcement’s bond with Special Olympics Missouri continues at USA Games

Author: Diego Branda | Special Olympics Missouri marketing and communications intern ORLANDO – The relationship between law enforcement and Special Olympics Missouri has an extensive history. Whether it be organizing…

KANSAS CITY, MO- Jun 25: Photo from he Royals Charities Baseball Fantasy Camp for Kids benefitting Special Olympics at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday June 25, 2022, in Kansas City, MO (Photo by Jason Hanna/Kansas City Royals)

SOMO athletes participate in Kansas City Royals baseball clinic

KANSAS CITY – A group of 15 Special Olympics Missouri athletes made lifelong memories with members of the Kansas City Royals this past Saturday. These athletes had the opportunity to…

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