During the month of May, we are celebrating mothers. Kerry Hincka recalls when doctors said her daughter Molly would never walk or talk. Kerry did what any mother would do – she didn’t
give up. Through Special Olympics, Molly gained confidence and discovered her talent for running. Today, the whole Hincka family is involved with Special Olympics — please read their inspiring story.
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In honor of moms, our generous partner Procter & Gamble will match your tax-deductible donations made through June 1, dollar for dollar, up to a $200,000 campaign total. Thanks to
the match, your support goes twice as far in honor of your loved ones.
Hincka remembers the devastating early days when doctors said her daughter Molly would never walk or talk. With hard work, Molly proved those grim predictions all wrong. Through Special Olympics, the whole family found a place to belong. Read more
“Special Olympics Makes Me Happy”
just matter of days, Daley Fitzpatrick will head to Special Olympics USA Games, her first-ever national event. The experience will be even more special because Daley’s best friend Skyler is also competing. Read more about Daley
Counting Down to USA Games!
Olympics 2014 USA Games are coming up. Nearly 3,500 athletes from across the country will gather in New Jersey to compete in basketball, powerlifting, tennis, and much more! Learn more
Special Olympics athlete Carlos Biggemann has a talent for photography and has worked hard to master the necessary skills. Carlos now volunteers to take action shots at the Special Olympics events. Read more
We are celebrating Special Olympics’ ongoing successes in Africa, where more athletes are on the playing fields, more coaches are participating, and policy leaders across the continent are taking
notice. Read more
Our Athletes Lead Healthy Lives
Barely half of adults with disabilities in the U.S. get regular physical activity. That’s not the case for Special Olympics athletes!. Training and competing in sports year-round makes
physical activity a healthy part of their lives. Read more
Did you know that, depending on the sport and location, as little as $35 can help train an athlete for an entire season? Special Olympics gives people with intellectual disabilities
a chance to build self-esteem, be accepted, and show the world what they can do. Your generosity means more trainings, more competitions, and more athletes in the game.
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