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2021 Virtual UNcathlon to benefit Special Olympics PA
August 19, 2021

The second Virtual UNcathlon to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) will be held throughout the entire month of September!   The Virtual UNcathlon is a 30 day fitness & fundraising challenge that features one exercise, practiced daily. Join us, create a team and register here: https://give.specialolympicspa.org/event/the-virtual-2021-uncathlon-30-day-fitness-challenge/e346843 This year’s exercise is the PLANK.  For the month of September, […]

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Generation Unified
April 26, 2021

Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia is partnering with the Satell Institute Youth Enrichment Series to offer a “Generation Unified” virtual enrichment program that will engage participants in weekly activities focused on the core themes of Special Olympics: health, wellness, leadership and inclusion! Subject Matter: Health & Wellness, Leadership Development Targeted Age Groups: High School (Grades […]

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PA Polar Pop
March 1, 2021

Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Polar Bear Plunge – held in conjunction with the PA Law Enforcement Torch Run – is a fundraising event in which individuals pledge $50 or more for the chance to run or jump into icy cold waters. Due to the continued increase of COVID-19 cases in 2020 and 2021, Pennsylvania’s highly anticipated Polar Plunge shifted to […]

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2017 Unified Champion Schools Annual Conference
February 11, 2017

On February 7-10th, two Special Olympics Philadelphia’s staff attended the 2017 Unified Champion Schools Annual Conference in Columbia, South Carolina. Over 245 people from 47 U.S. States and 5 Canadian Provinces were in attendance. The conference was designed to be the premier professional development for Special Olympics State Program staff and key volunteers who implement […]

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