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Special Olympics PA, the Three Rivers Region

Nonprofit Overview

The mission of Special Olympics PA is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

All training and competition opportunities are provided free of charge to the athletes and their families, enabling everyone to experience the benefits of Special Olympics that extend well beyond the playing field.

Playing Bocce
Playing Soccer

Current Needs

Special Olympics PA touches countless people in numerous ways, and its impact reaches far beyond the sphere of sports.

Since the pandemic, many athletes and families have recognized that Special Olympics is very important. Therefore, we have more returning and new athletes joining us than ever before!

We need your support in helping to supply these athletes with new uniforms and equipment so they can properly and safely play the sports they love!

New volunteers and athletes are always welcome and needed!

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