Take your support of SONC to new heights at Over the Edge
Embrace your inner daredevil and rappel 30 stories down the Wells Fargo Capitol Center on Saturday, September 29! The 2018 Over the Edge fundraising event will feature more than 100 individuals making a difference in the lives of nearly 40,000 Special Olympics North Carolina athletes. Sign up and begin fundraising today! Individuals can get a feel for rappelling at the Practice Rappel at Triangle Rock Club in Morrisville on Friday, Sept. 7. More details are here.
Special Olympics NC athletes prepare for fall sports season
Even if the weather doesn’t feel any cooler, Special Olympics athletes across the state are turning their attention to fall sports! In advance of the 2018-2019 sports season, updated sports information is now available on individual sport pages.
Union County athlete receives glasses for the first time thanks to Healthy Athlete screenings
Joe Crawford left the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games with a few things: great memories, a bronze medal in Unified bowling and a whole new outlook on life. Thanks to participating in Opening Eyes vision screenings, Joe received a pair of glasses for the first time in his life! This life-changing service has helped Joe at school, where he can now see the chalkboard. Read more about Joe’s story. Medical professionals interested in donating their time as a volunteer at a health screening should contact Ellen Fahey. A list of local health screenings is available here.
Enter for your chance to win a Polaris Ranger 500
Purchase your $10 ticket to win a Polaris Ranger 500 and support Special Olympics North Carolina! A winner will be drawn on November 1, 2018 and only 5,000 tickets will be sold so buy your ticket today.
Get ready for the 2018-2019 school year, Unified Champion Schools!
Congratulations on a great 2017-2018 school year! Special Olympics North Carolina has more than 300 Unified Champion Schools and we want you to join the inclusive movement! 2018-2019 application coming soon. Email UnifiedSchools@sonc.net for more information.
Unified flag football comes to college campuses
Special Olympics North Carolina has partnered with college campus recreation programs to offer Unified Sports Flag Football to college students and SONC athletes. Read more.