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.
Melvin Coles III from Prince George’s 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.
Join the St. Mary’s Sheriffs’ Office for the St. Mary’s Splash at Point Lookout State park on December 10, 2016. This ‘COOL’ event is the perfect way for you to show your support of Special Olympics Maryland. Take a quick dip to raise funds and awareness for this great cause.
If you make a charitable contribution from your IRA, you can satisfy your RMD amount without reporting any additional income.