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.

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Myra Ausberry named Philadelphia Union’s Hometown Hero on August 1st
August 4, 2015

On August 1st, before kickoff of the highly anticipated  Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls match at PPL Park, Myra Ausberry was named Hometown Hero. The Hometown Hero award recognize those men and women who have made a difference in the lives of others. These heroes are ordinary people that have had an extraordinary impact through […]

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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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