Special Olympics Virginia hosts more than 12 state-level events each year, including fundraisers and competitions, as well as thousands of regional and area events. For more information on how to get involved with Special Olympics Virginia, visit www.specialolympicsva.org
or call 800-932-4653.Mission
: Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.Purpose
: Special Olympics strives to transform lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. Through work in health education, community building and sports, Special Olympics Virginia is addressing inactivity, injustice, intolerance and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Virginia is the state program of Special Olympics Incorporated.