Help us make a difference!

Make Your Year-End Gift by Dec. 31st - your donation will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, and change more lives.

SO Ambassador Princess Charlene of Monaco Hosts EKS Day Lunch

九月 24, 2011

On Saturday September 24th Global Ambassador for Special Olympics Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco held a lunch on board The World in honour of Eunice Kennedy Shriver. 

Her Serene Highness of Monoco Princess Charlene celebrating Euince Kennedy Shriver Day  with two athletes

Special Olympics Global Ambassador H.S.H Princess Charlene of Monaco hosts lunch on board The World to celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day.

On Saturday September 24th Global Ambassador for Special Olympics Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco held a lunch on board The World in honour of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Speaking at the lunch in honour of Special Olympics founder, Eunice Kennedy Shriver on Saturday September 24th, H.S.H Princess Charlene of Monaco said “We must continue her commitment to improve and transform the lives of the 200 million people worldwide with intellectual disabilities who still live with diminished opportunities and social disrespect, who are often neglected and hidden away”.
Special Olympics is a movement that has always been very close to H.S.H Princess Charlene’s heart.  As a former athlete and Olympian H.S.H Princess Charlene of Monaco knows the power that sport can play in making incredible changes in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities while also transforming attitudes around the world.

Since joining the Special Olympics family H.S.H Princess Charlene of Monaco has delved into her role as global ambassador.  H.S.H Princess Charlene, who is also a member of the International Board of Directors, has been working tirelessly to help build more communities of respect, acceptance and inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities across the world.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day was celebrated globally on Saturday September 24th.  View images from EKS Day events across Europe.

For further information contact:
Maureen Rabbitt
Communications Director
Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia
mrabbitt@specialolympics.org


Support Special Olympics

Help us reach one more athlete.

DONATE NOW»

Become a Volunteer

Find out about the many ways you can get involved in the Special Olympics programs nearest you. There are 58 country-level offices in the Europe/Eurasia region.

FIND A LOCATION NEAR YOU»

Follow Us

帮助我们多援助一名运动员

捐赠 »

在我们的 226 个全球办事处查找当地的活动并了解相关志愿者机会。

查找您附近的地点 »

Videos and Photos

Leaders In ActionIt's been a movement of innovative leaders for decades. See Slideshow »


Videos and Photos

In Deep WaterGo feet first for one of the newest Special Olympics sports.See Slideshow »


Videos and Photos

Healthy AthletesWe can help athletes with little or no access to health care.See Slideshow »


Videos and Photos

夏季体育运动在夏季,我们的运动员可以跑步、跳跃、游泳并获得相应得分。查看幻灯片 »


Videos and Photos

体育的力量体育是一种改变运动员生活的强大方式。查看幻灯片 »


Videos and Photos

我们的事业运动、健康、教育、社区等。查看幻灯片 »


Videos and Photos

Summer GamesAround the world, months of practice are paying off in competitions.See Slideshow »


Special Olympics Blog

Sport and Tech Team Up for Good

Now, thanks to Microsoft, athletes, coaches and families will have rapid access to useful information about their scores, times, personal bests, fitness and health. Special Olympics can use this capability to dramatically improve the lives of people in our Movement.  read more »

Posted on 2014-10-27 by Janet

go to blog »


*

Special Olympics - Become a Fan