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Ever day we empower athletes to shatter stereotypes and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life. But for every Special Olympics champion, there is another who is waiting for a chance to win. Please donate and help us get one more athlete onto the playing field.     

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Changing Lives Through the Joy of Sport

Since 1968, Special Olympics has been offering women, men and children with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competitions in Olympics-style sports. Our more than 32 individual and team sports- from Alpine Skiing to Volleyball- provide quality training and well-matched sporting events. Win or lose, the goal is always to be brave in the attempt!     

Special Olympics Mission

The Special Olympics mission remains as vital today as it did when the movement was founded in 1968. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.