Heathcote Elementary School – Thank you Letter

On May 30th, Staff Teresa Gilli and Athlete, Paul Asaro visited the Heathcote Elementary School in Scarsdale to speak to the 3rd Grade Students about #SpecialOlympics. They do this yearly…

2017 Spring Games at West Point – 5/6/17

The day started off dreary and raining, but then the clouds parted and we had sun most of the afternoon. Truly another great day for our Athletes. This was the…

2017 Westchester Law Enforcement Torch Run – 5/4/17

Thank you all so very much and congratulations to all who attended yesterday’s Westchester LETR! Retired Captain of the Yonkers Police Department (and Co-Committee Chair) said “This was the best…

Long Island Regional Update – 5/2/2017

SAVE THE DATE!! Gold Coast Tour for Champions Golf Outing Monday, July 17, 2017 Old Westbury Golf & Country Club For foursome and sponsorship information, contact Jennifer Cantone 631-458-4078 or…

Capital District Regional Update – 5/2017

Athlete Ambassador Program On April 27,2017 nine Athletes presented their final speeches and PowerPoint, thus completing the 2017 Athlete Leadership Program. After spending over a month working with the University…

2017 Time Trials – Depew Park, Peekskill, NY – 4/22/17

Despite the rain, the Athlete’s competed, families came to watch, volunteers came to help, coaches came to get the Athletes ready and everyone cheered them on the entire time! Thank…

Long Island Regional Update – 4/14/2017

UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS Law Enforcement Torch Run Montauk Leg – Thursday, June 1st Nassau & Suffolk Legs – Tuesday, June 6th LI Regional Update 4.14.2017

Western Regional Update – 4/7/2017

Spring Games Volunteers On May 20, the Western Region will host its annual Spring Games at Tonawanda High School.  This track and field competition is one of our biggest events,…

Unified Floor Hockey Team Wins Bronze Medal at World Games

Last month, the Unified Floor Hockey Team representing Team USA and the New York City Region brought home a bronze medal in the Special Olympics World Games in Austria. Led…

NYC Regional Update – 4/2017

FlyWheel Charity Ride Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 1:00-2:30PM Location: Flatiron Studio 39 West 21st St. Contact kbrennan@nyso.org for more details Purchase tickets: Click here!   NYC regional report…

2017 Manhattan Track & Field Schedule

2017 TRACK AND FIELD PRACTICES RIVERSIDE PARK ENTER THE PARK AT 72ND STREET AND RIVERSIDE DRIVE — AT THE STATUE OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELT. PASS THE DOG RUN AND WALK THROUGH…

Genesee Regional Update – 4/5/2017

Special Olympics Athlete Scholarships Offered Through YMCA of Greater Rochester Did you know that the YMCA of Greater Rochester offers Special Olympic’s Athletes a personalized financial assistance process for individual…

Runway For The Gold: A Fashion Show to Support Special Olympics New York

Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, complimentary champagne, a cash bar, and wear your fashionable attire for Special Olympic New York’s first fashion show Runway for The Gold! Get your ticket by…

Meet our Runway for the Gold Athlete Models

Meet Max Max , a graduate of Lake George High School, is 21 years old and has competed in Special Olympics track and field on the local, regional and state…

Capital District Regional Update – 4/2017

Spring Games are here! April 29th Athletes will be putting there skills to the test as they run their way to the gold. Come volunteer in this day filled with competition and fun!…

HUDSON VALLEY REGIONAL UPDATE – 3/24/17

Competitions, Coaching and Volunteer Opportunities: The 2017 Spring events are posted on the calendar. Any updates will be made and posted into the calendar. For more information about upcoming events,…

http://specialolympics-ny.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/gol133-Copy.jpgDr. Stephen Sulkes Honored for Pioneering Global Health Work with First-ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

Dr. Stephen Sulkes Honored for Pioneering Global Health Work with First-ever Golisano Global Health Leadership Award

<Schladming, Austria> – The Golisano Foundation and Special Olympics, the largest public health organization for people with intellectual disabilities (ID), honored Stephen Sulkes, M.D. the Golisano Global Health Leadership Award….

Western Regional Update – 3/15/2017

Buffalo Snow Bowl – Thank You! This past Saturday saw supporters of Special Olympics NY take to the gridiron at New Era Field in the first annual Buffalo Snow Bowl…

Genesee Regional Update – 3/10/2017

The Genesee Region office is currently closed due to the high winds on Wednesday, March 8th, that caused power outages acrossthe region. The office hopesto be open by Monday morning…

Testimonial – Athlete Jonathan Peterson

We always love to share testimonials. Here is one from Jonathan Peterson’s Mom…. As you recall, Jonathan was the Athlete who lit the Cauldron during the Special Olympics NY State…


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