Law Enforcement Torch Run

LETR_Mark_ColorThe South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics unites officers from law enforcement agencies and corrections departments across the state in an effort to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics South Carolina.

Torch Run fundraising efforts include: collecting corporate sponsorships, Torch Run apparel sales and hosting unique fundraising events such as rooftop sits, polar plunges and golf tournaments.

Officers volunteer their time to support their local athletes and all funds raised by law enforcement personnel go to Special Olympics. These donations are directed into: program support and development, expenses for athlete participation in local, regional, state and international competitions as well as training workshops and conferences.

LETR Events


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Calabash and Cops is a Tip A Cop event.  Officers from one or more agencies wait table and sell merchandise to collect tips and donations for Special Olympics South Carolina.


Icon SalesDianne @ Publix

Publix Torch Icon Sale, sponsored by Proctor and Gamble,is held during the first three weeks of January.  During those three weeks, when you shop at your local Publix store and purchase a Torch Icon, you receive $10 of P&G product coupons.

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Cops on Tops of Doughnut Shops is an annual event where officers camp out on the roof of the local Krispy Kreme location.  Officers collect donations, sell T-shirts and merchandise.

Freezin’ For A Reason

Plunge season is January through February!  Everyone takes the plunge for Special Olympics; local businesses, school groups, church groups and of course, our law enforcement!  We have Polar plunges for all ages!DSC_0263

Be sure to register your team early!

Myrtle Beach Polar Plunge
Lake Murray Polar Plunge
Gamecock Polar Plunge
Tiger Paw Polar Plunge
Isle of Palms Polar Plunge
Beaufort Polar Plunge
Baxter YMCA Polar Plunge – Ft. Mill

LETR Resources and Contacts:

Event Report
Event Sanction Form
Remittance Form
Ask Letter
Thank You Letter
LETR Webstore

LETR Administrator:  Deborah Jacobs (803)772-1555 ext. 301
LETR/SO Liasion:  Sue Maner, (803) 772-1555 ext. 304

Participating Agencies and Sponsors

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