News

Enjoy stories below about the power of Special Olympics Virginia to inspire hope, confidence and courage.
Through the Wawa Foundation, they are supporting the heroes that make a difference each day.
1 Min Read
We are excited to announce our partnership with Aetna Better Health to promote health equity and inclusion among people with disabilities in Virginia.
1 Min Read
Kim D’Errico, was named the 2021 Virginia CFO of the Year by Virginia Business in June!
2 Min Read
Special Olympics Athlete Robert Harris learns he's going to Orlando!
1 Min Read
Special Olympics celebrates the value of inclusion alongside the LGBTQ+ community.
1 Min Read
Meet this year's Torch Run t-shirt designer.
1 Min Read
Raised in a small steel town outside of Pittsburgh, Vanda Kennedy grew up without a lot of things, but always with a lot of love. Her grandmother, who she cares for today, was always serving somewhere in the community, filling the buckets of others.
1 Min Read
For 14 years, Area 14 athlete Jamie Spiering, has brought his big personality to the Special Olympics playing fields.
1 Min Read
Our mission at Special Olympics is to help others find joy, confidence and fulfillment—no matter who they are. We seek to inspire people to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.

Share a story of inclusion using the form below.