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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.
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! […]
Between June 18th and June 23rd, seven Philadelphia athletes toured the twenty-two TD Banks of Philadelphia for their 2015 Special Olympics Campaign. These athletes had the opportunity to go behind the scenes of a bank and see tellers operate, say hello to customers at the drive through, see where TD’s clients’ valuables are kept, and […]