The 2017 Special Olympics World Games, with the unparalleled spirit, enthusiasm, teamwork, joy and displays of courage and skill that are hallmarks of all Special Olympics events, will feature 9 Olympic-style sports in venues throughout Austria.
With 2,700 athletes and 1,100 coaches representing 107 countries, along with 3,000 volunteers and an anticipated 8,000 spectators, the 2017 Special Olympics World Games – being staged in Austria March 10-25, 2017 – will be the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2017!
Be a part of THE event of winter and join us for the 21st Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge where, for just $75 in pledges, Plungers take a quick dip in the Chesapeake Bay to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland, the state’s largest year-round organization devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Zach Duffy from Baltimore County is Special Olympics Maryland’s Athlete of the Month.
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The 19th Annual MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk – don’t be left out of the cold! Let the fun begin and be a part of all the chills and thrills of Dunk 2017 on February 25, 2017 in Deep Creek Lake. It’s not just an event – it’s an experience that has become a winter-time tradition for thousands of warm-hearted Dunkers! And it all benefits Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual disabilities, as they enjoy the life-changing benefits of participating with Special Olympics Maryland.
As a grass-roots organization, Special Olympics relies on volunteers at all levels of the movement to ensure that every athlete is offered a quality sports training and competition experience. Click here for opportunities.
Do you have a story to tell? Do you want to be a role model for future generations? Apply for the Brave in the Attempt Talks and share your story.
If you make a charitable contribution from your IRA, you can satisfy your RMD amount without reporting any additional income.