Special Olympics Massachusetts Champions for 50: Unified fundraising and awareness building teams made of athletes and corporate partners are helping to celebrate fifty years of the Special Olympics MovementChampions for 50
Get in the game this Summer. Our HOTTEST season includes sports like bocce, cycling, golf, and softball. We're always looking for coaches, assistant coaches, unified partners, and event volunteers!Summer Sports Season Information
Fifty athletes from Massachusetts traveled to Seattle to compete in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games June 1-6, 2018. The Games celebrated inclusion on the national stage, highlighting the power of sports to change lives and change minds. Team Massachusetts returned home with medals, new experiences, and new found confidence to take on any challenge they may face! #RiseWithUSSee How Team Massachusetts Did!
The Xtra Mile has access to some of the biggest endurance fundraising events including the Boston Marathon, Falmouth Road Race, and the Rodman Ride for Kids. Your fundraising will help to provide year-round athletic training and sports competitions for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Massachusetts, while you discover new levels of strength, endurance and performance as a member of the Xtra Mile.Go the Xtra Mile Today!
Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools motivates all students to create environments full of respect, dignity, and advocacy for students with intellectual disabilities.Learn how you can help make your school a Unified Champion School!Join the Movement Today!
This past weekend over one hundred people braver than myself took the opportunity to celebrate their fantastic fundraising efforts by rappelling down a 20- story high rise in downtown Boston. Our Over the Edge event is a fun, daredevil incentive that attracts our amazing volunteers and corporate partners to raise a minimum of $1000 per person to help support our athletes and programs state wide. Each year we have a great turnout from both our corporate sponsors and friends of Special Olympics Massachusetts. Whether you participate as volunteers or fundraisers/rappelers, we thank you for your support! We’d like to thank the Hyatt Regency hotel…Read More
Jay Brown and Michael Bearer of the Team Massachusetts Soccer Team, Power Lifter Joe Morrill, and Milford Special Olympics Program Coordinator Jennifer Walsh sat down with MyFM 101.3 to talk about their time in Seattle at the USA Games and what it was like winning gold! Jay and Michael are from Milford, and Joe is from Holliston. At the USA Games, the Soccer team took home gold after a final match against Texas. Joe won two gold medals and two silver medals in powerlifting. During their interview, they talked about their experience competing at the national level and returning home to…Read More
Team Massachusetts joined thousands of athletes, coaches and Unified partners in Seattle July 1-7 for the 2018 USA Games. Members of Team Massachusetts competed in eight sports, Gymnastics, Swimming, Bowling, Power Lifting, Golf, Basketball, Soccer and Flag Football, and returned home with an impressive 41 medals. Read below for medal count and highlights. Check out photos from the week in Seattle! Medal Count: 41 🥇 14 🥈 13 🥉 14 4th Place– 7 5th Place– 6 6th Place– 2 7th Place– 1 8th Place– 1 Team Massachusetts in the news: Team Massachusetts Flag Football and the Zamansky Brothers on ESPN…Read More