Stories

These 4 coaches have enriched many lives in their SOPEI coaching careers
When we say that getting involved in Special Olympics is a lifetime commitment, we are serious :) You will often hear us referring to SOPEI as being a...
Team PEI 2020 Coaches
We know that it feels like so long ago since Team PEI 2020 was heading off to Thunder Bay to participate in the Special Olympics National Winter Games...
Active start and FUNdevelopment programs
Special Olympics PEI have three Youth Programs for athletes ages 2 - 21. These programs are based on the knowledge that if young athletes with an...
SOPEI golf programs
When you have a passion for golfing, why not share it! Jeff MacBurnie started volunteering in the Adult Community Sport program last winter and then...
Female coaches at PEI bowling provincials 2017
Little did the Gillis family know how much of an impact Fran's decision to become a volunteer coach with Special Olympics PEI in 2008 would have on...
SOPEI 2019-2020 Annual Awards
Even with COVID-19 slowing us down, our members still had a great year of successes that we want to celebrate! Help us recognize a deserving...
Connecting virtually
When a pandemic strikes, you get creative! As the World, Country and Island were shutting down, Special Olympics PEI quickly realized that we needed...
Day of Inclusion thank you to PEI Mutual for your continued support
On Thursday, April 30th PEI Mutual Insurance Company presented Special Olympics PEI with a donation of $20,000. PEI Mutual is Special Olympics PEI’s...
Oliver enjoying being a police officer for the day
Oliver's Story The idea of Oliver’s birthday party being hosted at a Police station was mentioned to our staff through casual discussion with his mom...
Coach Jodi Harper with Athlete Jeremy Wall
The connection between athlete and coach is an essential component of sport, and that could not be more true than it is for athlete-coach duo Jeremy...