As a Champion Sponsor, The Bureaus, Inc. is generously donating to help further Special Olympics Illinois’ mission of transforming lives through the joy of sports. Providing year-round training and competition in 17 sports, Special Olympics enhances physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, and social skills while encouraging family and community support. Athletes and their families participate in Special Olympics programs free of charge. Special Olympics Illinois is part of the not-for-profit, global Special Olympics organization.
Special Olympics originated in July 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. At that very first competition, approximately 1000 athletes from the US and Canada competed in a one-day event. Today, over 5 million athletes with intellectual disabilities from across the globe participate in over 100,000 competitions in more than 170 countries each year.
“The Bureaus, Inc. is very excited to support Special Olympics Illinois and the life-changing effects that participation has on the athletes, empowering them with feelings of confidence, acceptance, and accomplishment,” says Marian Sangalang, Vice President of The Bureaus, Inc. “The passion and positive spirits of these dedicated and talented athletes inspire us to be our best every day. Our support of the Inspire Greatness Gala will help to provide important opportunities for the athletes and their families while sharing the message of inclusion within our communities.”
Get more information on the Inspire Greatness Gala or Special Olympics Illinois. You can help by becoming a volunteer, sponsor, or coach. Learn more about Special Olympics Illinois at www.soill.org and the global Special Olympics organization at www.specialolympics.org.
About The Bureaus, Inc.
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About the Special Olympics
The Special Olympics changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by creating a new world of inclusion and community across the globe. Special Olympics is a global movement where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. The Special Olympics organization was founded in 1968 in Chicago, Illinois.