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
Join SOPA Philly’s Young Professionals Committee
July 21, 2014

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 […]

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Unified Athlete Documentary: Dadley Thenor
June 13, 2014

In anticipation of the 2014 USA Games and the Team PA Send-Off being hosted by the Philadelphia 76ers tomorrow morning, our very own writer, Nick Cammarota, has created a moving and touching documentary about a Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia Athlete. Airing today, Friday, June 13th,  at 5pm on WHYY, George Washington High School goaltender Dadly […]

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