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Volunteer Spotlight, Rachel Yzaguirre

Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) volunteers are fundamental to every program and event across the state. Volunteer opportunities range from coaching and program management to event …

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Journey of Less Than a Second

There is a familiar saying which goes, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” For Mason Dupree Williams and Devon Holcomb, …

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Partner Spotlight, Lithia Motors

Lithia Motors, a nationwide automotive dealership group headquartered in Medford, Oregon, is the largest new vehicle dealership group in the nation. They are also one …

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Willamette Week’s Give!Guide

Special Olympics Oregon is thrilled to be part of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide 2023! Give!Guide is Portland’s end-of-year nonprofit giving campaign starting today, November 1st, through …

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SOOR Unified Timbers Try Outs

Tryouts for this Special Olympics Oregon Coed Unified Soccer Team are open to Special Olympics Athletes (ages 15-24), Unified Partners ages (15-24), and Coaches with …

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For the Love of the Game

Jamaal Goodlow and the power of saying “heck ya!” when opportunity knocks Everyone has their “why”, and for Jamaal Goodlow, it’s the joy he feels …

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David Abrahamson

Father of seven kids, passionate youth sports coach, Portland Police Captain, and ardent supporter and board member of Special Olympics Oregon; David Abrahamson’s energy and …

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Sharing Their Love for SOOR

Duane and Tammy Cleary, celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary, are longtime ambassadors for Special Olympics Oregon   Special Olympics Oregon, founded in 1972, serves athletes …

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Making a Lifetime Impact

Dr. Herbert and Shirley Semler are on a mission to help people live longer, healthier lives; a recent and very generous gift of $1M to …

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