2021 Breakfast with Champions presented by U.S. Bank
Oregon celebrates Special Olympics athletes on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR), Oregon’s premier sports organization for individuals with intellectual disabilities, will broadcast this virtual event LIVE at 8am on October 13th.
This fan-favorite morning sports show will feature KGW News Anchor, Drew Carney, Atlanta Braves outfielder, Joc Peterson, athlete and musical guest, Shawn Hinz, performing an original song, special guest Pat Reser, and athlete Dony Knight.
“This inspirational sports show celebrates Special Olympic athletes’ achievements and successes while raising awareness and funds for those with intellectual disabilities,” Britt Oase, Special Olympics Oregon CEO.
Donations from the event will support Special Olympic athletes’ participation in programs such as Unified Champion Schools, athletic events across the state, access to wellness programs, social engagement and more. Funds raised help athletes like Dony Knight. Knight is an outstanding Special Olympics Oregon athlete competing in swimming, soccer, basketball, softball, esports and track. More than that, he is a leader. Having participated in Special Olympics Global Ambassador Program, Oregon Hill Day, and on the Athlete Leadership Council, he advocates on behalf of his fellow teammates for further inclusion in the community.
Oregonians are invited to participate in the event, which will feature auction packages from local sports teams: Trail Blazers, Timbers, and Thorns, a Hawaiian vacation, Bend Oregon Golf package, collector item Air Jordan 7 Oregon Ducks PE shoes, Sony PlayStation PS5, and much more!
Watch Live: October 13th, 2021, 8:00 AM
Rebroadcast available immediately.
Opens October 11th, 2021, 8:00 AM and closes October 14th, 2021, 6:00 PM