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Where Sport Means More
Special Olympics Oregon uses sports training and competition to grow acceptance and inclusion of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics Oregon brings year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Through the challenges and triumphs of real competition, we serve Oregon’s largest disability population by celebrating their abilities. And by competing, athletes experience life-changing opportunities to improve physical fitness, learn everyday life skills and connect more closely to their communities.
It’s all for the athletes.
Special Olympics Oregon assures that cost is never a barrier to participation. All programs are free to the
athletes and provide invaluable experiences to the volunteers and supporters who make it all possible. Through the
power and joy of sport, we focus on and appreciate all that our athletes can do. When that happens, attention
to their disabilities fades away. They become more involved in their communities. And they explore new
ways to show who they really are.
Here are three ways you can get involved:
Special Olympics Oregon is delighted to share that it has received a three-year commitment of $100,000 per year from The Kuni Foundation.Learn More »
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