Teens and college students are the future leaders of Special Olympics.
It's the mission of Special Olympics to show the world the capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities.
We have over 4.5 million athletes of all ages with intellectual disabilities around the world.
Our celebrity supporters are Olympians, professional athletes, social leaders, and movie and music stars.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a pioneer in the struggle for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
Direction for our movement comes from leaders in government, entertainment, sports and business.
All adults and children with intellectual disabilities can become Special Olympics athletes. Here's how.
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This year’s demonstration game will feature 12 Special Olympics athletes from around the world playing alongside NBA legends and WNBA legends/players.
Safilo renews its support of Special Olympics with the donation of over 160,000 spectacles and sunglasses per year up to 2018 for the athletes of Special Olympics.
Snowboarders Henry Meece of Special Olympics Oregon and U.S. Olympian Chris Klug captured the gold at the second Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding Race at X Games in Aspen Thursday.
Get detailed information on Special Olympics: downloadable fact sheets, senior officer bios, event and program photos and more.
The Reach Report is a summary of key programmatic results achieved globally in the framework of Special Olympics activities conducted in the previous year.
The Annual Report to provide Special Olympics partners, athletes and all who have vested interest in the organization with information about its performance during the year.
Special Olympics keeps a comprehensive and current catalog of downloadable photos on Flickr.
Mary Davis is the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics International.
Read the biography of Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Tim Shriver.
Our Board determines policies and is composed of international business and sport leaders, professional athletes, educators and experts in intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics is led by a senior management team with broad corporate and nonprofit experience and managing directors in seven regional offices around the world.
Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination on the court during a day of basketball competition.
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Join the University of Maryland Gymnastics and Wrestling programs for the second annual Beauty and the Beast event on Sunday, February 14th at 2:00pm! The GymTerps will be taking on Big Ten rival Rutgers at the XFINITY Center as the Terps Wrestling team will be dueling George Mason at the same time, on the same floor! To honor the hard work of DC Special Olympics athletes, all members of DC Special Olympics can RSVP and participate in team introductions with the Terps! Admission is FREE! RSVP below.
For more informationRSVP hereContact: Devin RoteEmail: email@example.comPhone: 301-502-3884
Join us for the first session in this four-part Nutrition Seminar Series, hosted be Samantha Nuzio, RD from ShopRite/Wakefern. In this session, attendees will learn how to read food labels and avoid all of the unnecessary sugar. Open to all Special Olympics New Jersey athletes, coaches, family and friends. Reservation required!
For more informationMore DetailsContact: Andrea PicarielloEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be one of only 375 people who will be able to “take the plunge” in the heart of the District on the lawn at the historic Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square! Every Power Lunch Plunger will receive a commemorative and unique Polar Plunge keepsake. **Individuals must raise a minimum $1,000.**Teams must raise a minimum of $2,500. NOTE: Individuals or teams who fail to meet the minimum by February 17th will be moved to one of the other 2016 D.C. Polar Plunge dates/locations of your choice. With the rest of the plunges occurring after this date, those who don’t make their goal have 3 different dates to choose from.
For more informationMore DetailsContact: Kraig MakohusEmail: email@example.comPhone: 202-408-2640
Show your Wolverine pride! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to take the plunge in The Big House, the largest stadium in the United States that has stood strong since 1927! The University of Michigan Polar Plunge will take place on Friday, February 19th inside Michigan Stadium - The Big House Under the Lights. Registration will begin at 6:30 pm. outside of “The Tunnel”. The parade of costumes will take place down the tunnel and onto the field! The plunge will begin at 8:00 pm. The Awards and Post Plunge Party will begin immediately following the last plunger. This is a great opportunity for Special Olympics Michigan and the University of Michigan! We are partnering to provide plungers an experience of a lifetime in THE BIG HOUSE! Plungers will suit up like a Wolverine when they change in the locker rooms. They will also get the opportunity to walk through the tunnel and take the plunge ON the field, inside a pool.
For more informationMore DetailsContact: Sarah LeschEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 734-476-0701
Want to experience basketball competition in its purest form? Come to Waterford Mott High School in Waterford Twp., Michigan on February 20th to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the playing field. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
For more informationContact: Rick BradyEmail: email@example.comPhone: 248-688-9603
Fifty athletes from across the state of Rhode Island, will participate in a basketball skills competition at Providence Country Day school in East Providence on Saturday, February 20th. Opening Ceremonies will be held at 9 am.
For more informationMore DetailsContact: Chris HopkinsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 401-349-4900
Join us February 20th in Leavenworth, Kansas as our athletes compete and show their skill in basketball competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
For more informationContact: Vicki LozenskiEmail: Vicki.Lozenski@usd453.org
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