Community Building & Fundraising
Special Olympics Massachusetts spreads compassion and acceptance in a way that unites. Special Olympics does this through a wide range of trainings, competitions, health screenings and fund-raising events. We also create opportunities for families, community members, local leaders, businesses, law enforcement, dignitaries and others to band together to change attitudes and support athletes.
Special Olympics Massachusetts creates communities of support everywhere it goes. We hold 473 competitions a year. Our games and competitions bring together athletes, coaches, volunteers, supporters and leaders of each community.
We have helped bring about policies to improve education, health care, and employment opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities all around the state. Some of our key program efforts to build communities include: