Over The Edge raises valuable funds for Special Olympics NC
On October 2, more than 70 brave individuals reached new heights at the 12th annual Over The Edge in Downtown Raleigh, raising more than $100,000 for Special Olympics NC. Photos will be available here. You can still show your support for Special Olympics athlete across the state through this campaign!
Partner Up Power Up kicked off October 5
The ten-week Unified training program, where both individuals with and without intellectual disabilities can train together, kicked off on October 5 with nearly 7,000 individuals starting their fitness journeys for this fall. The program can be fully done from home with materials provided and online resources available.
October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month
NDEAM recognizes and celebrates the contributions of people with disabilities to the country’s workplaces and the economy. Governor Roy Cooper had proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, saying, “To best serve the people of North Carolina, our workforce must reflect our full diversity and understand its needs.”