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November 24, 2014

Tim Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics, Inc., has written a new book, "Fully Alive: Discover What Matters Most" . 


In his book, Tim  celebrates the life lessons he has learned and the inspiration he has gained because of the friendships he has made over the years with people with intellectual disabilities.  


But his journey starts close to home...

November 13, 2014

With the holidays fast approaching and Cyber Monday looming before us, did you know that if you shop at they will make a donation to Special Olympics Northern California?

November 5, 2014

On Monday, November 10, 2014, our Pleasant Hill Headquarters office will be getting a phone upgrade. This will mean that the phone system will be down at noon for the rest of the business day.  If calling the Pleasant Hill office you will hear the phone ring, but staff will not have access to it, nor will it roll to voice mail. The best way to reach the Pleasant Hill staff on Monday would be via email.  



October 28, 2014

The evening of October 10, 2014 is one that Special Olympics athlete Sinclair Darr will never forget!

September 5, 2014

The softball fields at Heather Farms in Walnut Creek saw plenty of action the weekend  of August 16th, when over 500 Special Olympics athletes came together for a regional softball competition.  Special Olympics teams from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Sonoma attended the two day tournament.  

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