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.

Fuel Up at ARCO ampm to Support Special Olympics

Join ARCO ampm and Coca-Cola in supporting Special Olympics Hometown Heroes

Through May 31, purchase a torch icon for $1 at Southern California ARCO ampm locations, and all proceeds will benefit local Special Olympics athletes. Not only will you benefit "Hometown Heroes," but you'll receive a coupon for $0.50 off your next purchase of two Coca-Cola 8.5oz aluminum bottles. ARCO will also match $0.50 for every $1 contributed, up to $25,000.

With your help, we can change the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities! Find an ARCO near you.

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. For more information, visit the eBay Giving Works program website.


We've got an easy way for you to support Special Olympics Southern California simply by shopping. 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. Let the shopping begin!

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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