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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.
A Special Night for Special Olympics! Last night was a very exciting occasion for Special Olympics as President Obama celebrated Special Olympics and what the organization stands for. Special Olympics athletes from around the globe, including two athletes from Pennsylvania (one being Philadelphia’s very own Unified Partner Kenneth Brown), attended the gala at the White House and […]
Special Olympics Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Committee (YPC) is comprised of enthusiastic individuals, under the age of 36, dedicated to raising community awareness and fundraising efforts while driving the organization’s mission. The mission of Special Olympics Philadelphia Young Professionals Council is to raise awareness, recruit volunteers, and plan and implement various social and fundraising events to […]