Volunteer

Thank You, Interns!

We can’t thank our incredible interns enough for taking time this summer to improve our athletes' experiences at events, practices, and programs they participate in. This summer Special Olympics Maryland had two interns help out, Cameron Mangold researched strategies to...

5/11 MOVEment Meeting with TU Field Hockey

Were you at our MOVEment Meeting last night with the Towson University Field Hockey team? Whether you were able to join or not, this workout is the perfect way to get your body moving this #WellnessWednesday! Celebrate National Physical Fitness...

LAXFit

For the next 2 Mondays (April 26 and May 3) at 7pm, we are partnering with the Rebels and Renegades Women’s Club Lacrosse teams and they will be running a 30-40 minute virtual workout for our athletes. Join us for...

Why I Volunteer

For our 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Week, we wanted to collect responses of why our volunteers pick Special Olympics Maryland as their preferred cause. See a few of the responses from our volunteers below. “At first I thought that was a...

12/11 MOVEment Meeting with Williow Saunders

https://youtu.be/abVvfvjaN-I Did you miss our #MOVEmentMeeting last week? No worries, although you can’t meet our awesome guest leader from University of Maryland Baltimore, Willow Saunders, you can still get in a great workout with the recording below! Check it out...

Quarantine Cuisine: Yogurt Bark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDm_Mvsnzsk In honor of #WellnessWednesday, we’ve decided to help you spice up this holiday season with some new healthy recipes! This #QuarantineCuisine is brought to you by a few middle-school volunteers from Mary of Nazareth, who made this awesome video...

SOMD Town Hall

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes, Families, Area Leaders, Volunteers, and other stakeholders are invited to take part in a virtual town hall meeting with SOMD President & CEO Jim Schmutz and Athlete Leadership Council Chair, Adam Hays. Topics will include a...

A Chance to Do Something Different

Written by Julie Oltmann Saturday, November 2 was not just another day for Teri Burtis. She’d been raising funds and awareness for months in support of her participation in the 2019 Over the Edge event for Special Olympics Maryland. For Burtis, a...

Virtual Torch Run: Interview with Area Director Ruth Vickers

Like Ruth Vickers, we are “totally thrilled” to be able to safely return to the field. We’ve certainly all missed getting together and our athletes are grateful to be back, a large reason for that is because of the unconditional...

Virtual Torch Run: Interview with Coach Bob Signor

After 6 months, athletes are safely returning to practices and competitions, following our #ReturnToPlay protocols. Our athletes are so grateful for their coaches and the ability to compete again! Thank you, Coach Bob Signor and all of our volunteer coaches...