IMAGE: A Vons employee stands with three Special Olypmics athletes.

Shop To Help

There are lots of ways to help Special Olympics Southern California while you shop — or even sell.


It's shopping season, and we've got an easy way for you to support the athletes of Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) simply by shopping on

  1. Visit If you have an Amazon account already, sign in; If you do not have an account, then click "New to Amazon" and create an account.
  2. Choose Special Olympics Southern California.
  3. Let the shopping begin!

Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases. Please remember every time you visit, you'll need to click the Amazon Smile pop-up window or type "smile" in the search bar and select the Amazon Smile icon to activate the donation feature.

On behalf of the athletes of SOSC, we give thanks to you for supporting our movement.

Buy or Sell on eBay

Did you know that eBay items attract more bidders and at higher prices when part of the sale is going to charity? If you are an eBay seller, you can donate a percentage of your final sale to Special Olympics Southern California with one easy click. You can also get posting fees refunded and a tax receipt for your donation. Learn more about the eBay Giving Works program.

Fundraising Made Easy

Through the Ralphs' Community Contribution Program, you can raise money for Special Olympics just by purchasing groceries. All you have to do is register your Ralphs Rewards Card, select the community organization you want to support, and then shop at Ralphs. It's fundraising that's easy and a proven success. For details on how to register your card, click here.

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