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
December 3, 2014

Amazon.com launched an initiative called Amazon Smile, which allows you to support your favorite charity with every purchase online. Just in time for the holidays – check it out today and support Special Olympics PA athletes all year long! EVERY purchase that you make will result in 0.5% of that purchase coming to Special Olympics […]

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The 135th Annual Philadelphia Charity Ball

On Saturday, November 29th, three athletes including Philadelphia’s own Dadly Thenor, attended the Philadelphia Charity Ball as guests of honor. In a new partnership with the Charity Ball, Special Olympics has been named the benefiting charity of this incredible event over the next few years.  The 2014 Charity Ball was an absolute spectacle and felt […]

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