2014 has already been a great year for Special Olympics Oregon thanks to all our our supporters who help us every day. Summer is just around the corner, which means our Summer State Games are coming up fast! Athletes will begin training in May, leading up to our State Games held on July 12-13, 2014 in Newberg, OR.
We will have hundreds of volunteers attending and athletes participating in track & field, golf, softball, and bocce. Come join us to cheer on our athletes as they reach for the Gold!
Want to see what Special Olympics is all about? Come check out the competitions!
See the Summer State Games Event Schedule for details, or contact our Portland office to find out when local practices are held at 503-248-0600.
We thank you for your support!
2013 was such a great year for Special Olympics Oregon and that wouldn't have been possible without your support! We have raised over $6,000 through Global Giving’s “Share the Torch” campaign and that money helps our athletes compete every day, every month, every year.
2014 has a lot of exciting things coming too! Winter State Games are right around the corner. We will have hundred of participants and volunteers hitting the slopes in March to compete in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Please join us March 8-9 at Mt. Bachelor to cheer on all those athletes going for the gold!
There is so much going on with Special Olympics Oregon, I don't even know where to start! First off, thank you for your continued support of our important mission. children and adults all around Oregon are able to compete because of generous donations from people like you! At the end of October and into November we'll holing Fall Regional Competitions around the state. Click the link below to see if there's one in your neighborhood!
Also coming up is our annual Radiothon on 1080 The Fan! Tune in December 12th & 13th to hear inspiring storeis from our athletes, coaches, and volunteers.
Your support means so much to us all here at Special Olympics Oregon. Can you help us reach our goal of 5 new donations by December? Click the donate button below to help us Share the Torch!
Summer State Games were held in Newberg, Oregon July 13th and 14th and what a great weekend it was! Nearly 1,600 atheltes competed in track & field, golf, bocce, and softball. Although not everyone can win the gold, the consensus is that everyone had a great time trying!
We also had over 1,300 volunteers helping us with the heavy lifting, hydrating, cheering, and even a little dancing.
A huge THANK YOU to all who supported this event and other Special Olympics Oregon events throughout the year. To date, we have raised over $6,000 through Global Giving. Your support means so much to our many athletes that practice year round.
Our Games Are Always! What does this mean? It means our athletes are practicing, learning new skills, and competing with friends every day, every month, every year. Your donations through Share the Torch help make this possible for our participants.
Summer State Games are right around the corner (July 13-14) and we need your help to make this happen! More than 1,500 athletes, dozens of local businesses and 1,000 plus coaches and volunteers put in more than 5,000 hours to make these games happen in Newberg, Oregon. Your donation will ensure that our athletes can compete and have the time of their life with track & field, softball, bocce, and golf.
Please visit our Facebook and Twitter pages to get up to date information as the games approach. We hope to see you there!
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