Special Olympics Washington - June 2023
This month, Savings.com is partnering with Special Olympics Washington to impact the lives of athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing access to year-round sports training, free health screenings, and other vital services.
Shop savingsCARES deals throughout June 2023 to make a free donation to Special Olympics Washington.
Support Special Olympics Washington with Savings.comSavings.com is teaming up with Special Olympics Washington to transform lives through the joy of sport. Shop using savingsCARES coupons from participating brands to support Special Olympics Washington as they help realize the dreams of thousands of athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Donations will support Special Olympics Washington as they mobilize a compassionate team of coaches, volunteers, and event organizers to create a safe, inclusive space for athletes of all abilities to exceed their personal bests and shatter stereotypes.
What is Special Olympics?Special Olympics was founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, a passionate advocate for individuals with intellectual disabilities. She believed in the power of sports to change lives and create opportunities for those often left on the sidelines. Eunice organized the first Special Olympics Games in Chicago in 1968, bringing together athletes from different countries. Now, the worldwide Special Olympics movement provides inclusive sports programs in more than 200 countries and jurisdictions, serving more than 3.7 million athletes. In Washington, Special Olympics serves thousands of athletes across the state, providing year-round sports training, free health programs and athlete leadership training.
Did you know?
Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver started Special Olympics as a summer camp for individuals with intellectual disabilities – “Camp Shriver" - in her backyard in 1962.
How to Support Special Olympics Washington
83% of all donations to Special Olympics Washington in June 2023 will be applied directly to providing sporting and training equipment, education, and competitive events for athletes with intellectual disabilities. Visit Special Olympics Washington’s donation page to make a one-time donation or commit to a monthly contribution.Throughout June’s SavingsCARES campaign, you can also make donations to Special Olympics Washington at no cost to you. Savings.com will donate $5,000 to the organization to jump-start the campaign - from there, shop online using select SavingsCARES deals to increase our impact for free. Shop using a SavingsCARES deal (marked by a blue price tag with a red heart) to increase the donations given to Special Olympics Washington and support thousands of amazing athletes throughout the state.