Champions for Special Olympics

Champions for Special Olympics is a grassroots effort that relies on your reaching out to your personal network of friends, family, and community members to help raise much-needed funds. You will make an enormous difference – giving more people with intellectual disabilities a chance to participate in Special Olympics sports. 

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“"You'll never witness such pure joy as you do in the eyes of Special Olympics athletes. Their thrill of involvement and participation is inspiring and, at times, overwhelming."”


David McHolland, Champion for Special Olympics

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Monthly giving is easy and convenient. Donate today and transform lives all year long through the joy of sport.

Special Olympics gets an extra $100 for each new monthly donor.