News in the Special Events category

The 2017 TD Campaign is coming!
May 10, 2017

The 2017 TD Campaign is coming! Beginning Monday, May 15, 2017, TD Bank launches their ninth Special Olympics Campaign! Again, they have set their sites on raising $1,000,000 across their footprint for Special Olympics programs across the East Coast. Since TD Bank loves seeing our athletes, they will help all Special Olympics Programs across the East […]

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Second Annual Philly Plunge Huge Success
December 5, 2016

  The second annual Philly Plunge huge success! The Philadelphia Polar Plunge took place on Friday, December 2, 2016, outside of Drexel University’s Fitness Plaza. A total of four plunges were held on this day: A “Cool Schools Plunge” for high schools participating in Special Olympics PA’s Interscholastic Unified Sports program from 10:00 am to12:00 […]

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Volunteer at the Philadelphia Marathon
September 23, 2016

Volunteer at the Philadelphia Marathon and be a part of Team Special Olympics PA without hitting the pavement!   Want to be part of our Philadelphia Marathon team, but hate running? Good news for you! Volunteer at the Philadelphia Marathon to ensure the event runs smoothly for all participants. Sign up as an individual or a […]

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Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake
August 2, 2016

It was a hot and muggy evening for a soccer game, but that did not slow down our Unified Team or the Philadelphia Union. On July 31, 2016 prior to the Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake match, our George Washington High School Unified Soccer Team was honored for their win against the Colorado Rapids earlier […]

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2016 MLS Works Exchange Game
May 20, 2016

A Unified Soccer Team from George Washington High School will be participating in the 2016 MLS Works Exchange Game as the Philadelphia Union! On Saturday, May 28th, our athletes will face off a Unified Colorado Rapids team at 9:00pm at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. Major League Soccer (MLS) started a relationship with Special Olympics and together created […]

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TD Tour is Approaching
May 12, 2016

The 2016 TD Tour is Approaching! We are looking forward to visiting our twenty-two Philadelphia TD Bank Branches! We love talking and getting to know TD Employees and getting tours of the different branches and sometimes even helping customers out with their transactions!  Between Monday, May 16, 2016 and Friday, June 24th, stop by your local […]

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2016 Leprechaun Run brings Gold
March 13, 2016

We couldn’t have had a luckier weekend to hold the Leprechaun Run. The 2016 Leprechaun Run brings Gold to the weekend as runners decked out in our gold t-shirts took over Martin Luther King Drive. The morning started out a little chilly, but warmed up to the perfect temperature as our participants hit the streets. […]

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WeTrain Takes Over Practice
March 10, 2016

WeTrain takes over practice to give our athletes an edge for future competition. WeTrain brought their high energy and love for working out to shake up our athlete’s basketball practice on Wednesday, March 9th. WeTrain, an on-demand personal training company, split our athletes into two groups to give our athletes a more personalized workout session. While one […]

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A Night to Shine
February 16, 2016

Ten athletes attend a Night to Shine, hosted by Epic on February 12, 2016, in partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine is a prom for people with special needs, ages 16 and up.  Our athletes looked amazing as  they entered the prom on a red carpet complete with welcoming friendly “paparazzi.” Once inside, our athletes […]

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Storytelling Workshops
January 27, 2016

  If you have a sibling, you have a story! Join Temple University for a series of sibling storytelling workshops for people with disabilities who are siblings, or siblings of people with disabilities.   Stories from First Person Arts will help you craft a personal story about our first friends and enemies: our siblings! Through guided writing exercises and other […]

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