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There’s always something to cheer about at Special Olympics Virginia! Our most recent news stories are below. You can also access our Stories page for additional updates, or check out our calendar to find out what’s happening near you.

For media inquiries and questions about Special Olympics Virginia, email Holly Claytor, Senior Director of Public Relations, hclaytor@specialolympicsva.org or call her at 804.726.3025.


Special Olympics & Denny’s Kick Off Year-Long Partnership

Consumers Can Now Help Support Special Olympics Virginia at Denny'sSpecial Olympics Virginia and Denny’s announced a year-long, national partnership to raise awareness and support for people with intellectual disabilities across the country. Denny’s Gold Medal Program, the first…

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge

Eunice Kennedy Shriver had one vision — to show the world that people with intellectual disabilities could achieve and thrive in society. Her vision and legacy live on through two organizations — Best Buddies and Special Olympics. With her sons Anthony and…

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Hardee’s campaign results in Fans and Funds!

The sale of $1 Hardee's Star icons from Oct. 13 to Nov. 9 resulted in $55,823 in donations from Special Olympics Virginia fans across the state. Thank you to everyone who helped to make this year's campaign a success!Hardee’s 30 year partnership with…

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Thanks Mrs. Shriver

By Athlete and Global Messenger, Frank Stephens of Fairfax, VAThere is a very large hole in the world today. It is the size of one person, but it will take an awful lot of people to fill it back up…

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