Pennsylvania

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave a majority of sports and events on hold, Special Olympics launched Call To Action, an initiative to encourage our athletes to remain active and lift their spirits by surprising them with a phone call from their heroes.
All Special Olympics Programs are experiencing a new kind of normal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing all to go virtual this year.
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Carolyn Phillips is Manager of Stakeholder Engagement at Special Olympics International in Washington, D.C. Since February 2015 when she first volunteered for Special Olympics at the Special Olympics New York State Winter Games, she has been committed to serving the athletes in the movement.
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Special Olympics and lifestyle brand Aerie have announced their new partnership that will expand Aerie’s #AerieREAL campaign to include models with intellectual disabilities!
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For the first time, five Special Olympics athletes from five states around the U.S. have qualified to run in the annual Boston Marathon.
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“Special Olympics at 50” exhibit at the National Museum of American History celebrates diversity and inclusion in sports
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Justin has been with Special Olympics Pennsylvania for three years, competing in multiple sports, though swimming is his favorite.
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His mother knew getting active was crucial for him, but they had trouble finding the right fit—until they found Special Olympics.
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The role means he is involved in solutions to make all aspects of the program better for athletes. Learn how he got there.
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