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Special Olympics 46th Anniversary

Join NBC5 and our Executive Vice President, Harold Gauthier as they outline and highlight the impact that the Special Organization has had on the world since it’s inception right here in Chicago in 1968. Holding the first ever Special Olympics games here at our own Soldier Field, the legacy started by Anne Burke and the Kennedy Shriver families continues 46 years later.

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Special Olympics Chicago would not exist today without the time, energy, dedication and commitment of hundreds of volunteers throughout the city. Special Olympics relies on its dedicated volunteers.

Please contact us for more information:

Special Children's Charities
Susan Nicholl, Executive Director
c/o Special Olympics Chicago

541 North Fairbanks
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (312) 527-3743
Fax: (312) 347-0235


Special Children's Charities