WHAT WE DO

Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of more than 30,700 athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Southern California through sports, education, and athlete health.

Sports

 

Having fun, developing skills and building self-esteem is the life of a Special Olympics athlete. We offer year-round training and competitions in 12 sports for people of all ages and skill levels.

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Education

 

Special Olympics encourages inclusion, participation, and leadership in schools and students. Through partnerships, we introduce sports to special education students with practices and competitions.

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Athlete Health

 

Keeping our athletes healthy so they can compete is a key goal of the movement. Children and adults with intellectual disabilities who participate in Special Olympics develop improved physical fitness and motor

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WHAT YOU CAN DO

Become an Athlete

Train and
compete in
year-round sports

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Volunteer

Give & receive the gift of joy by becoming a volunteer or coach

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Donate

Help change
one more
life.

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WHO WE ARE

Special Olympics Southern California provides year-round sports training and athletic 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.

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We are committed to responsible stewardship of your support and are proud of our high standards

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Impact in Southern California

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MEET THE PEOPLE OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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Special Olympics Southern California has received a 4-star rating for the second year in a row, from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.

The sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned Special Olympics Southern California this top tier rating from Charity Navigator.


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