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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.

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Your contribution, no matter the size, will aid us in ensuring that the thousands of individuals who use our programs are able to continue to do so. Largely volunteer-based, you can be certain that your donation will be put to use to directly benefit those who we work hard to support.

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How Your Gift Helps

Special Olympics is about sports, but it is also about so much more. For children, youth, and adults with an intellectual disability, Special Olympics becomes a place of welcome for children and adults like Alex and Catherine; a place where they will be accepted for who they are and given the chance to be their best.

Your donation allows us to continue to provide the programs, mentorship, and resources required by our athletes, coaches, and volunteers to change the lives of so many like Alex and Catherine.

So, please join us and help bring the joy of sport to one more person. Donate today.

Meet Alexander
Watching her son Alexander participate in FUNdamentals, Stella D’Silva knew that this Special Olympics program was going to do wonders for him.

Meet Catherine
This 27-year old track star from Whitby, Ontario has been with Special Olympics since she was fourteen.

  • Meet Alexander

    Watching her son Alexander participate in FUNdamentals, Stella D'Silva knew that this Special Olympics program was going to do wonders for him.

    Read More
  • Meet Catherine

    This 27-year old track star from Whitby, Ontario has been with Special Olympics since she was fourteen.

    Read More