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* While we are grateful for the gesture, note that we do not accept donations of trophies.


David Armendariz

Director – Orange County Region & Res. Dev.

Jeff Van Fossen

Manager, Sports and Programs

Lindsay Marksbury

Manager, Sports

Jennifer Mills

Volunteer & Special
Events Manager

Violette Prentice

Development Manager

Brian Pham

Admin & Event Assistant


550 N. Parkcenter Dr.
Suite 102
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Change a Life - Support Special Olympics

Your gift will help provide quality sports training and compeitition throughout the year to Orange County athletes with an intellectual disability and make a difference in the lives of children, teenagers and adults who train and compete in the Orange County Region of Special Olympics Southern California.

Sponsor an Athlete

Through the power of sports, help our athletes with an intellectual disability improve their physical fitness and gain experiences and skills that lead to greater self-esteem, self-sufficiency and independence.

Year-round training and competition are offered to our athletes in 12 Olympic-type sports over two seasons. Sports and competitions offered include athletics (track and field), gymnastics, basketball, soccer, aquatics, bowling, golf, softball, tennis, floor hockey, volleyball and bocce.

To sponsor an athlete, please download and print the Sponsor an Athlete form and mail or email it to the Orange County office.

Donate Auto or Boat

Have you ever thought, "Maybe I should donate my car or used boat?"

We make it fast, easy and hassle free to donate a car, boat, truck, RV, aircraft, yacht, snowmobile, Jet Ski, motorcycle, heavy construction equipment, or other property to Special Olympics. Receive maximum legal tax deductions and possibly a partial cash payment. Contact Action Donation Services online or call toll free at 866.244.8464 and be sure to designate your donation to Special Olympics Orange County. Free towing or pick-up seven days a week at your convenience. 

Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Authorized and Accredited by
Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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