Lauren’s Story

When I was 12 years old, my little sister Lindsey competed it her first Special Olympics snowshoeing competition. Over a decade and a half later,…

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Michelle’s Story

I joined Special Olympics in college and have loved being involved with the organization ever since! As a student athlete in college, I was highly…

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Lauren’s Story

I got involved with Special Olympics because it means so much to me knowing I am helping transform the lives of others. I started volunteer…

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Global Day of Inclusion

On Saturday more than 10,000 families and friends filled Solider Field for the Global Day of Inclusion (GDI) activities. Surrounding Soldier Field were outdoor fitness…

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Law Enforcement Torch Run

On the date of the first games in 1968, July 20, more than 400 law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes participated in the traditional…

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We Welcomed the World to Chicago

Chicago welcomed Special Olympics athletes, families, friends and supporters to the birthplace of the global movement. More than 24 countries were represented for five days…

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