Healthy Communities

Healthy Communities is a Program recognition that demonstrates an on-going community-integrated dedication to facilitating access for people with intellectual disabilities to health and well-being services, education, and support every day.   

New Healthy Communities Websection

Please note this webpage is under construction. For the latest on Healthy Communities, please click here to be redirected to the updated landing page. 

2014 Expanding Health Grants

Special Olympics CEO Janet Froetscher shares updates about Special Olympics’ health work, announces a limited but exciting package “Expanding Health” grants for Special Olympics Programs, and previews the next phase of the Special Olympics Healthy Communities initiative.

Background Info

Fact sheets  - left-click to open; right-click and select "save target as" to download.

Program Presentations

As part of the November workshops, each Program briefed on the state of their health programming.

Follow Us

Find events near you and learn about volunteer opportunities at one of our 220 worldwide locations. 

FIND A LOCATION NEAR YOU »

Our Supporters

MicrosoftRevolutionizing information systems that power our games.Learn more »


Our Supporters

The Christmas Records TrustFunding Special Olympics work worldwide.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Annenberg FoundationSupports our goals for coaches’ excellence.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Bank of AmericaProud partner of Special Olympics.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Coca-ColaSpecial Olympics Founding Partner.Learn More »


Our Supporters

ESPNGlobal Presenting Sponsor of Unified Sports®.Learn More »


Our Supporters

EssilorOfficial global supplier of ophthalmic lenses.Learn More »


Our Supporters

AIPSGlobal Impact Partner for Special Olympics.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Lions ClubSupports access to quality eye care.Learn More »


Our Supporters

MattelSupports Special Olympics Youth Programs.Learn More »


Our Supporters

MTM RecognitionSupplier of awards and medals for our athletes.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Perfect Sense DigitalSpecial Olympics' leading digital partner.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Procter & GambleCelebrating over 30 years of partnership with Special Olympics.Learn More »


Our Supporters

SafewayRaises funds and awareness for people with disabilities.Learn More »


Our Supporters

SàfiloSupplies optical frames and sunglasses.Learn More »


Our Supporters

UNICEFProvides greater inclusion of children with disabilities.Learn More »


Our Supporters

Y&RPowering our global youth marketing campaign.Learn more »


Special Olympics Blog

Sport and Tech Team Up for Good

Now, thanks to Microsoft, athletes, coaches and families will have rapid access to useful information about their scores, times, personal bests, fitness and health. Special Olympics can use this capability to dramatically improve the lives of people in our Movement.  read more »

Posted on 2014-10-27 by Janet

go to blog »