Special Olympics and WWE® Announce International PartnershipJune 27, 2016
Special Olympics and WWE today announced an international partnership to help create change through sports.
Special Olympics Receives Up to $22.5 Million from the CDC to Build Inclusive Health Programming June 21, 2016
Special Olympics announced today that it will receive up to $22.5 million from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over the course of the next 5 years, including $4.5 million in 2016-17.
Breaking Down Barriers: Special Olympics Reaches 1.2 Million Participants in Unified SportsJune 08, 2016
Today, Special Olympics announced a significant milestone in its nearly 50-year history thanks to the generous support of ESPN, the Department of Education, Kim Samuel and the Samuel Family Foundation, Lions Club International, and many others. Special Olympics surpassed its goal of registering 1 million Unified Sports participants, by registering 1.2 million participants, including athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and teammates (individuals without intellectual disabilities) in Special Olympics Unified Sports®.