Impact

President Corner: April

Dear Supporters, As we wrapped up National Volunteer Month and Volunteer Appreciation Week in April, I wanted to take this opportunity to address the more than 6,300 people who volunteer in some way throughout the year to say Thank You!...

President Corner: February

https://youtu.be/1kW4x5vSKrc Thanks to 14,476 plungers, a very busy February kicked off with the most successful Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge week ever! 66 Super Plungers including 19 athletes got us started with the marathon 24 plunges in 24 hours...

A Message from the President & CEO: 2023 Quarter 4

I first experienced the call, “Hey Coach” from Dr. Tom Songster in 1986.  Tom dedicated his life to providing our athletes with the highest quality sports experience. While he certainly earned his doctorate, Dr. Songster preferred to be called coach,...

A Message from the President & CEO: 2023 Quarter 3

I love our Fall sports season because so much is happening. From August to December athletes train and compete in kayaking, golf, cycling, flag football, long-distance running, powerlifting, soccer, tennis, and bowling. 10 sports in these five months are more...

Unified Physical Education Year-In-Review

5 different counties are partnered with Special Olympics Maryland to provide Unified Physical Education classes in elementary, middle, and high schools! 807 students have participated in Unified Physical Education alongside a total of 33 teachers and schools, creating more inclusive...

Young Athletes: Year in Review

Young Athletes is expanding across Maryland, in schools, and in your home. 4 new counties joined our program, 257 classrooms are engaged in programming, and the at-home program is teaching 266 Young Athletes. These are just a few highlights from...

Sponsor Highlight: Pizza Boli’s

Making pies since ‘85, Pizza Boli’s is committed to providing fresh, never frozen pizza to over 80 locations across the DMV. With our diverse menu and quality ingredients, we ensure that we deliver more taste and foster inclusivity across many different communities.  After being...

A Message from the President & CEO: 2023 Quarter 2

I am proud that we have so many supporters who contribute to ensuring that our athletes have access to the sports they love. I am proud of our coaches for coaching our athletes and proud of our family members and...

Athlete Leadership: Brave in the Attempt Talks

6 Special Olympics Maryland athletes kicked off our Summer Games with a record-breaking attendance at our Brave in the Attempt Talks hosted at the Jim Rouse Theatre and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, June 22nd. The crowd (watching in-person and...

Towson PLAYS Unified®

During the Fall, Special Olympics Maryland teamed up with Towson University Campus Recreation and the Hussman Center for Adults with Autism to offer Unified Intramurals!    This exciting new program is the first Unified Intramural in Maryland and provides the opportunity...