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    This holiday season, help empower Special Olympics Oregon participants with your gift today.

  • Serving over 14,000 participants each year

    Special Olympics Oregon represents the largest disability population in Oregon, providing life-changing opportunities to children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities through our year-round programs and services. Learn more about what we do and who we serve.

  • 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics

    Since 1968, Special Olympics has been changing attitudes about the talents of people with intellectual disabilities. Since 1968, Special Olympics has been changing the world!

  • Take the Lead. Take the Pledge.

    The Respect Campaign asks people to pledge to stop using the word "retard(ed)" and other derogatory language, as a starting point toward creating more accepting attitudes and communities for all people. Join Special Olympics Oregon in creating a more accepting and inclusive world. Learn more about the Respect Campaign here.

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2017 September Volunteer Spotlight

Deronda is one of SOOR's Local Program Coordinators in Grant County.
"I love the energy in the room as we practice together, especially during scrimmages. My favorite thing about SOOR is getting to know all the amazing athletes that I wouldn't know any other way."

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2017 September Athlete Spotlight

Patrick has been involved with Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) for 5 years, participating in bowling, powerlifting and track and field. SOOR has impacted Patrick in many ways. He has built friendships that will last a lifetime and continues to stay active and healthy through continuous sports training and competition.

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2017 August Athlete Spotlight

Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) athlete Bryce Moore is one of a kind. His enthusiasm and love of all sports is contagious, and his genuine desire to support and cheer on his teammates is recognized by all.

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