Global Week of Inclusion July 18th-24th

Former Athlete Annie Strus and Volunteer Jill Alain

At Special Olympics, we always #ChooseToInclude.

Our athletes, volunteers and coaches live the true meaning of sport every day. Sport is about
more than just medals and podium finishes – it’s about pride, self-confidence, friendship, and
the opportunity to live our potential.

Our podium embodies this true spirit of sport. Because for us, sport is about more than
rewarding a single individual. It’s about creating an inclusive community in which we elevate
each other.

While Special Olympics offers this opportunity to its participants – of all ages and skill level –
on and off the field of play, this often isn’t the case in their everyday lives. Unfortunately,
many children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability are left out – on the playground,
of the work force, the conversation – or worse, not even considered at all.

July 18-24 is Global Week of Inclusion. Will you join us and take a stand? We all win when we