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Our mission at Special Olympics is to help others find joy, confidence and fulfillment—no matter who they are. We seek to inspire people to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.

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From kids to communities, see inspirational examples of how inclusion is taking root, and leading to real change, both at home and around the world.
Kentucky State Police posts across the state are participating in a fundraiser for Special Olympics called Cover the Cruiser.
Shared by Brian Gresham
Jacob Sare smiled when asked about his accomplishments on the field of play during his two decades of Special Olympics competition.
Shared by Nikki Villaneuva
A Special Olympics athlete is making sure her friends aren't forgotten about during these tough times.
Shared by Eric Leclerc
The Orland Park Police Department is hosting a bike ride benefit on August 30 for Special Olympics Illinois.
Shared by Denise Absher
Mark Cuevas, star of 'Love is Blind' and Special Olympics Illinois ambassador, previews this year's virtual festival.
Shared by SO Illinois
The Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics Wyoming has historically conducted runs leading up to the Special Olympics Wyoming State Summer Games.
Shared by Antonio Myers
Even in a crisis, doctors should not abandon the principle of nondiscrimination.
Shared by Crystal Hudson
Concerns and restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak forced Special Olympics Kentucky to cancel our State Summer Games—the centerpiece of our competition year—for the first time in our history.
Shated by James Bell
Even in a crisis, doctors should not abandon the principle of nondiscrimination.
Shared by Crystal Hudson
The Special Olympics has teamed up with WWE to launch a “School of Strength” fitness campaign in response to athletes needing at-home workouts during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shared by Antonio Myers
People with intellectual disabilities are one of the most vulnerable populations to Covid-19, mainly due to their lack of access to healthcare. Here's how the @SpecialOlympics is doing its part on keeping these individuals healthy during the #CoronavirusPandemic (Source: QuickTake)
Shared by Randy White
Special Olympics South Carolina Summer Games may be canceled for 2020, but that’s not stopping athletes statewide from staying in shape and staying connected.
Shared by Alex Ross
"I was hiding something deep inside me." As a child, Jamaal Charles was diagnosed with a learning disability. The Special Olympics changed his life. His story on why he gives back.
Shared by Daniel Carson
The Kansas City Chiefs have two draft picks remaining on Day 3 of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Shared by Carolyn Phillips
Special Olympics athlete Frankie from Seattle celebrated his 30th birthday in style, with help from his family, friends, and the King County Sheriff's Office.
Shared by Brian Gresham
Partnering with the local Special Olympics Centre County Chapter, Campus Recreation built the Unified Basketball league to further connect with the local community and provide amazing opportunities to folks with disabilities.
Shared by Brian Gresham
This digital platform allows for virtual socialization, physical activity, nutrition guidance, and other extracurricular activities to be shared via video.
Shared by Craig Lawrence
I have taken thousands of pictures over the past 40 years in pitches and stadiums around the world but my all-time favourite image was captured in the function room of a Dublin Hotel.
Shared by Mike Baker
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