Enjoy stories below about the power of Special Olympics Virginia to inspire hope, confidence and courage.

TIP A COP at Texas Roadhouse is Back!

Protecting and serving across Virginia to benefit SOVA athletes
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Athlete Profile | Krista Cole

For 12 years, Krista Cole shines as a beacon in Special Olympics Virginia Area 31
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Athlete Profile | Jesus Godinez

Jesus Godinez is a dedicated Special Olympics Virginia athlete who brings a fiery spirit to every competition.
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Jersey Mikes 14th Annual Month of Giving

To celebrate the company’s 14th Annual Month of Giving fundraising campaign, Jersey Mike’s locations across the country are joining forces with more than 200 local charities, including Special Olympics Virginia.
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Nominate a Volunteer or Athlete for the 2024 Annual Awards

Applications are now being accepted for Special Olympics Virginia’s 2024 Annual Awards recognition.
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Athlete Profile | Conner Emmert

Conner embodies Special Olympics
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The Largest Basketball Championships EVER!

This past weekend, we celebrated basketball season with the 2024 Basketball Championships at the Henrico Event Center
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His Way | Meet Cole Wright

Cole Wright is a 10-year-old Loudoun County Athlete that has been breaking expectations since they day he was born.
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BRRRRRave in the Attempt!

3,254 Chill Seekers Raise $1.62 Million for Special Olympics Virginia at 32nd Polar Plunge®
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