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50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

1968 The year Special Olympics was founded

by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

Team Canada

Partnership Opportunities

Working together

Special Olympics Canada realizes that one size does not fit all. We offer a variety of ways to partner with us to fit your company’s needs and help you meet your marketing and business objectives.

Consider these opportunities:

  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Healthy Athletes
    • Active Start – Focused on children ages two to six years, this play-based skill development program promotes motor skill proficiency, as well as engagement in physical and social activity with peers in an active play setting.
    • FUNdamentals – targeting children seven to twelve years, this program promotes social engagement, work and sense of belonging while promoting fundamental motor skills.
  • Youth Programs
  • Special Olympics Festival Gala – An annual fundraising event that includes dinner with a silent auction
  • The Special Olympics Canada Awards – An awards evening to celebrate the athletes
  • 2015 World Summer Games in California, USA
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run
To find out more information on partnership opportunities, contact Cary Weingust Sr. Director, Business Development at cweingust@specialolympics.ca or 1-888-888-0608 ext. 4385.