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UCS Virtual Youth Summit Highlight

Over 200 students and educators from 30 elementary, middle and high schools in Oregon attended the 2021 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit on Saturday, April 17th …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Nilda Arms

78 year old Nilda is not letting anything slow her down.  She’s always looking for ways to get involved.  She decided to coach Winter Virtual …

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Winter Virtual Games Wrap Up

We recently wrapped up the 2021 Winter Virtual Games with a closing ceremonies and dance which concluded an awesome Games Celebration Week filled with theme …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Carey

UCS Partner Jill:    Jill Carey is a special education teacher at Forest Grove High School and is also the Unified Champion Schools (UCS) liaison.  …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rick Fraser

Intern: Rick Fraser    Rick is majoring in Child, Youth and Family Studies at Portland State University and is completing his internship with SOOR!  Rick …

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SOOR Active Move Challenge

WHAT: Join us for a 4-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise you can complete each week.   WHO: Special Olympics athletes from …

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March COVID-19 Update

 as of 3/19/2021     We are pleased with the incredible response we’ve received from athletes, volunteers, and supporters to our virtual programming during the ongoing disruption …

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Hero Spotlight: Cathy Gidley

Cathy Gidley has participated and has supported the Super Plunge events a whopping 12 years (that’s over 250 plunges… and counting)!! It’s easy to say she is …

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