Stories

Join us for the 2024 Summer Games

Join us for the 2024 Summer Games

The 2024 Summer Games are almost here! Join us May 20-24th, 2024 at Catholic University as a volunteer or fan.  Hundreds of athletes, youth through adult, from all eight wards of DC will come together to compete in:     Unified and...

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Youth Leaders Advocate During Capitol Hill Day

Youth Leaders Advocate During Capitol Hill Day

In early February, students in the Special Olympics Unified Champion School programs at Woodson High School and Barnard Elementary School traveled downtown to spend time learning and leading on the Hill as part of  Special Olympics Hill Day. Youth...

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You Can Still Donate to the 2024 DC Plunge Campaign!

You Can Still Donate to the 2024 DC Plunge Campaign!

Donate Today to the 2024 Plunge Campaign!On Saturday, February 24th, over 250 Plungers took the brave and chilly dip into an above-ground pool in Yards Park to show their support for Special Olympics DC athletes. Our community showed out! All-star...

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Celebrating Black History

Celebrating Black History

Special Olympics DC is celebrating Black History — this month and every month! We asked members of our community to reflect on the importance of Black History Month and what it means to them:"Black History Month is a time for people to get to know...

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Countdown to The DC Polar Plunge…See You Saturday!

Countdown to The DC Polar Plunge…See You Saturday!

The Polar Plunge is a very cool way for the community to come out and show their support for Special Olympics DC.  An above-ground swimming pool will be erected at The Yards Park, and participants will "take the plunge" to the cheers of the crowd! ...

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Join a Special Olympics Unified League this Winter!

Join a Special Olympics Unified League this Winter!

Join Special Olympics DC to Play Unified in the Winter Season! Unified Bowling and Basketball Seasons are starting mid-January 2024 and it isn't too late to sign up.Special Olympics Unified Sports® joins people with and without intellectual...

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Meet Saint Anthony Taylor, Flag Football Athlete!

Meet Saint Anthony Taylor, Flag Football Athlete!

Special Olympics DC athlete Saint Anthony Taylor considers himself to be a "professional Special Olympics athlete." One glance at Saint's resume proves this. Saint has been a Special Olympics athlete for over 5 years, first beginning his career as...

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