Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia program provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults in Philadelphia with intellectual disabilities.

The program, however, is about more than just sports. Through work in health, education, community building and sports, Special Olympics is addressing inactivity, injustice, intolerance and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.

News & Events
Philly Unified Team Wins 2nd MLS Exchange Game at PPL Park
August 3, 2015

On Saturday, August 1, 2015 members of our Martin Luther King High School Unified along with two students from Chester team played against players from Rowan University’s ‘SO College’ Unified group. a Unified New Jersey team at PPL Park prior to the Philadelphia Union game against the New York Red Bulls. Our athletes and partners […]

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Major League Soccer joins with Special Olympics to host 2nd Annual All-Star Soccer Match
July 30, 2015

On Tuesday, July 28, two Northeast High School students, Angel Rosa and Edwin Leon represented Philadelphia in the second annual Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Match, presented by MLS WORKS. The match held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park featured a 7-v-7 East vs. West All-Star format. Angel and Edwin played for the East team! […]

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