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Special Olympics Montana Charity Profile
Special Olympics Montana is a nonprofit international program of year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Montana strives to fully implement the Special Olympics, Inc. mission and be the "charity of choice" in Montana which is financially stable, increasingly endowed and served by a strong, well-trained volunteer force. Special Olympics, Inc. is the world’s largest program of sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. More than one million athletes and 500,000 volunteers participate in Special Olympics world-wide. Special Olympics serves competitors at all ability levels by assigning them to "competition divisions" based on both age and actual performance. Whether athletes are high or low functioning, they may advance all the way to the World Games! Unified Sports® training and competition brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to share in the spirit of sports.
Special Olympics Montana Volunteer Information
Thousands of volunteers like you, of all ages and from all walks of life, dedicate their time and knowledge to the Special Olympics movement. They coach and train athletes, assist with fund-raising activities, organize events and more. Special Olympics simply would not exist without the dedication, commitment, and tremendous efforts of more than 500,000 volunteers in the United States alone. In Montana, we count on over 4000 volunteers across the state.
With Special Olympics you can walk out on the athletic field in your own community and watch your investment of time and talent make an immediate impact. Whether you're coaching an athlete or staffing an office, handing out medals or celebrating a victory, timing a runner or driving a van - you're touching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics athletes are working hard to overcome the odds and can do so with your help. They deserve the chance to compete, the chance to grow and the chance to lead, both on and off the playing field. As a volunteer, you can change a life forever.
Special Olympics Montana Donation Information
Special Olympics Montana receives no federal or state funding, nor it is an agency of the United Way or recipient of funding from the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Special Olympics Montana is funded entirely by the generosity of businesses, organizations, and individuals like you. Special Olympics Montana is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your contributions may be tax deductible.