Special Olympics has competitions, programs and initiatives all around the world, every day of the year. Here's a look at what it's all about.
On Friday, November 30th Special Olympics D.C. hosted its 34th Night of Trees Fundraising Gala. The black-tie affair consisted of a live and silent auction, champagne reception, dancing, and a live band. Historically proceeds from the evening contribute roughly one-third of the funds needed to provide programming and community support for Special Olympics D.C.2:05
What do NBA legend Sam Perkins, Prime Minister of Estonia Jüri Ratas and Special Olympics athlete Artur Pool all have in common?1:20
NBA legend, Sam Perkins, flew into Europe to celebrate European Basketball Week 2018 with Special Olympics athletes in Estonia and he had a very clear message: go out and have fun!0:33
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and left many without homes, electricity, or the means to survive. SO Puerto staff, athletes, and families of Special Olympics Puerto Rico came together to support one another as the island slowly recovered from the damage.6:10
Health Messengers are Special Olympics athletes who have been trained to serve as a health and wellness leaders, educators, advocates and role models within their communities.0:49