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Special Olympics in Schools

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools motivates all students to create environments full of respect, dignity, and advocacy for others.

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Spring Sports Season

After a long winter, it's time to get outside! Welcome to the Spring Sports Season at Special Olympics Massachusetts. You can play gymnastics, powerlifting, swimming, track & field, tennis, and volleyball! To support our largest sports season, we also need a ton of volunteers. Learn more about how to get involved this season!

Spring Sports Season Information

Boston Bruins x Special Olympics Massachusetts

The Boston Bruins Foundation announced a three year, $1 million partnership with Special Olympics Massachusetts. In addition to the incredible donation, the Bruins will use their expertise to support wellness programming and help share the message of inclusion with their passionate fanbase. Check out everything the Bruins are doing!

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Go the Xtra Mile!

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.

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Get Fit! Feel Good! April Blog

Get Fit! Feel Good! April Blog

Get Fit Feel Good! April Blog Time to reflect on March’s goals! Have you thought about starting a garden this spring? Not yet?  Lucky for you there is still time! Have you ever heard the saying April showers bring May flowers? Well then you know that April is a great time to plant some vegetables or flowers! Here are a few things you can plant in April. April’s Wellness Goal: Eat Better The food you eat each day will affect your health, plain and simple. How you feel today, tomorrow and in the future will all depend on your…

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A talk with athlete Melissa Reilly and Olympic Figure Skater Michelle Kwan

A talk with athlete Melissa Reilly and Olympic Figure Skater Michelle Kwan

On Tuesday April 2nd, Harvard Law School Project on Disability hosted a conversation with two decorated athletes, Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan and Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete Melissa Joy Reilly. The two spoke in front of a full lecture hall of students, faculty and community members, moderated by Professor William P. Alford, Chair of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and Vice Chair of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors. Michelle Kwan is the most-decorated skater in U.S. Figure Skating history, having won two Olympic medals, five World titles and nine U.S. titles. She’s a Special Olympics…

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Meet Xtra Mile 2019 Boston Marathon Runner Ben Wood

Meet Xtra Mile 2019 Boston Marathon Runner Ben Wood

Ben Wood is a native of the North Shore region of Massachusetts and still resides in that area In his free time he enjoys playing basketball, boxing or walking trails in his town for relaxation. He has friends who have run the marathon before and has attended in past years with friends and running the marathon is actually on his bucket list. He says it’s not too crazy, but it’s an accomplishment no one can take from him. Special Olympics is a family matter for Ben as his grandfather spent over 30 years of his life working with the…

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