Special Olympics is not just nice – it’s necessary.

There are many ways you can get involved with Special Olympics Maryland. You can volunteer, you can donate and you can also compete as a Unified teammate. Your support helps to transform the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities along with their families, friends and supporters while building interactive inclusive communities of dignity and respect

Did you know that an athlete does not pay to participate in Special Olympics? But there is a cost, and your donation can help to cover the fees for training and competition.

Other Ways to Give Back

      • Planned Giving: Legacy gifts enable you to make a lasting contribution to Special Olympics Maryland at a level you may not have been able to achieve during your lifetime. Naming Special Olympics Maryland as a beneficiary in a Will or Living Trust, Insurance Policy or IRA/Retirement Plan are common examples of legacy gifts.
      • Brookes Publishing: Publishes books covering a wide variety of disability issues. 800.638.3775
      • Camp Search: The search engine for summer camps.  Encompassing 22 countries! 416.593.3000 x.234
      • Caring Communities, Inc.: Respite care provider registry, respite training, etc. 410.549.5707
      • Council for Children with Behavior Disorders: An international professional organization committed to promoting and facilitating the education and general welfare of children and youth with behavioral and emotional disorders.
      • Kids Camps: A comprehensive directory of traditional and specialty overnight camps, tours and adventures, and experiences for children, teenagers, and families. 877.242.9330
      • National Center on Accessibility: Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Promotes increased awareness of inclusion of people with disabilities in parks, recreation, and tourism. 812.856.4422
      • National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability: Helps you navigate the workforce world and can help you find a job
      • Trips, Inc.: Travel opportunities in a safe, respectful, and fun atmosphere 800.686.1013
      • The League for People With Disabilities: Year-round Camping at Camp Greentop; year-round Therapeutic Recreation Services including accessible sailing, assisted travel and social events; Adult Day Services; Vocational Rehabilitative Services; Employment opportunities via direct mail processing, bulk volume copying, and database management; Wellness Center providing individualized fitness programs, floor aerobics, fully accessible pool, and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. 410.323.0500
      • U.S. Department of Transportation Travel Hotline Provides education and assistance with disability-related air travel problems. 800.778.4838(voice) or 800.455.9880(tty).

Discover the many ways you can support Special Olympics Maryland and leave a legacy of acceptance, inclusion and tolerance. For more information please contact Sue Jacobs, VP of Donor Relations, at 410-242-1515 Ext. 104.