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

For media inquiries and questions about Special Olympics Virginia, email Holly Claytor, Vice President, Development & Communications, at [email protected] or call her at 804.726.3025.

Calling All Rappellers!

We need more rappellers to reach our $150,000 fundraising goal – are YOU up to the challenge? One rappeller’s 400-foot descent funds one athlete’s participation in free year-round programming. And for every one athlete, 10 more are waiting to get in…

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Safeway Helps Create More Champions

For the seventh year in a row, Safeway is supporting Special Olympics! From August 1-31, visit your local Safeway and choose Special Olympics at checkout to donate to Safeway’s annual People with Disabilities campaign supporting people with disabilities. 100% of…

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Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games Airs Monday, June 30

Mark your calendars, save the date, and set your DVR now! WWE® and FOX Sports present Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, a one-hour television event chronicling the passion, dedication and determination of America’s most inspiring athletes during the…

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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

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!
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Vice President, Development & Communications
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