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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.




Volunteer to Cheer at Summer Games: June 6-7 in Richmond

We've got spirit, how 'bout you?This June 6-7, more than 1,300 athletes from all over Virginia will travel to Richmond to go for the gold at Summer Games in bocce, bowling, track & field, swimming, tennis, and softball competitions - and…

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Join the crowd and sign up to Volunteer to Cheer at volunteer2cheer.com.

Get your P&GbrandSAVER coupon books Sunday, May 11!

Help support Special Olympics with this year’s P&GbrandSAVER® and Thank you, Mom promotion! Keep an eye out for your P&GbrandSAVER® coupon books in your local newspaper on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, 2014. This promotion is based on…

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This year's P&GbrandSAVER coupon book features a Special Olympics Young Athlete on the cover!

Special Olympics: A Powerful Prescription

The power of Special Olympics is change - change that often transpires off the playing fields as much as on them. Meet Kaitlyn Redding. The 19-year-old enrolled in Special Olympics three years ago, after some encouragement from her mother.“I…

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Summer Games 25M Fun Run: Sign up today!

"I never saw the things my child couldn't do. I only imagined what she could." - parent of a Special Olympics athleteDo you know a child that could benefit from competing and training with Special Olympics Virginia? Join us at…

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Join us on June 7 at the third annual 25M Fun Run at Summer Games in Richmond!

Help us raise $10K today for athlete health!

We’re excited to take part in Give Local America May 6! Help us reach our $10,000 goal to improve the health of local athletes - athletes like Kaitlyn. Kaitlyn has lost 30 pounds since she started competing in Special Olympics. She’s…

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Volunteer 2 Cheer at Basketball Championships in Stafford, March 21-22

Celebrate March Madness with Special Olympics - Volunteer 2 Cheer in Stafford county on March 21-22! At Basketball Championships, more than 800 Special Olympics athletes from across Virginia go for the gold in state level full court, half court and basketball skills…

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Senior Director of Public Relations
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804.726.3025