About Special Olympics Rhode Island
The Special Olympics Rhode Island program is one of the world’s most dynamic, providing over 1,600 year-round sports training and athletic competitions for more than 3,000 athletes and hosting over 40 local, regional, and statewide tournaments and competitions each year in 25 official and demonstration sports.
Special Olympics Rhode Island’s innovative programs also include the Unified Sports Program for athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, the Motor Activities Training Program for athletes with profound disabilities, Young Athletes Program, Healthy Athletes Program and the Global Messenger Program for athletes who serve as spokespeople for Special Olympics.
For athletes and their families everywhere, Special Olympics is an enduring symbol of hope. Our programs would not be possible without the incredible support and generosity of individuals and businesses throughout the Rhode Island community.
Visit the profiles of our fundraisers below to learn more about why they are supporting the cause!