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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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Athlete Spotlight: Katie Dunn

Katie Dunn has been participating in Special Olympics Oregon for 41 years. She is Washington County athletes who loves softball, volleyball & weightlifting. Her proudest …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Alicia Meyers

Alicia Meyers decided to take a leap of faith this season and coach virtually. As a 15-year veteran of Special Olympics Oregon coaching and volunteering, working with …

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"We are partnering with Jersey Mike's Subs all month long for month of giving" with two hands holding a bagged sandwich

Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving

This year there are 18 stores across Oregon participating in Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving in support of Special Olympics Oregon. During the March “Month …

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Athletes holding a banner that reads "Home of the Super Plungers. 24 plunges in 24 hours"

Meet the Super Plungers

Super Plungers across Oregon are braving the cold and taking on 24 Polar Plunges to support Special Olympic athletes! Some have done a Plunge per …

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Athlete Spotlight: The Big 5

SOOR athletes Chris Dyer, Dom Adams, Dony Knight, Jack Kain and Rachel Parsons, also known as “The Big 5,” are taking on the Virtual Super …

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Athlete Spotlight: Sabrina Jones

“Sea Turtle” by Lane County athlete and SOOR Active member, Sabrina Jones. We appreciate Sabrina for sharing her talent and her painting in celebration of …

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Partner Spotlight: Polar Plunge

It wouldn’t be a complete Polar Plunge without the Clackamas Federal Credit Union “CU in the Water” Plungers. Clackamas Federal is a true partner with Special Olympics Oregon across so many …

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