We Can't Do It Without You!

Special Olympics Northern California provides life-changing programs and resources to thousands of people with and without disabilities. All of our services are provided free of charge thanks to the generosity of our community. Along with donating online, there are many ways for you to support our athletes and help them live their best lives, both on and off the field!  


Make a Personal Gift

Want to mail us a check?  Print out this form and mail with your contribution. 


Donate Stock

Your gift of stock can provide you with a great way to support Special Olympics Northern California and our programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Using the stock donation form, simply fill out the name of stock and number of shares to be donated, and your broker can follow the instructions to wire the shares to our Special Olympics Northern California account.

**After you have sent the information to your broker, please email stock@sonc.org with your name and address along with the date that you transferred the stock and the name of the stock so that we can properly prepare your tax receipt. 


Donate through Your Donor Advised Fund

When you make a Donor Advised Fund gift, it is possible that the sponsoring organization will not share your information with us. Please send us a note at info@sonc.org or fill out this form when you’ve made your gift so we can thank you and ensure your gift gets to where it is intended.



Online Fundraising Campaigns

Create a personal online fundraising campaign. Have someone you want to honor or someone you want to memorialize?  How about in lieu of birthday gifts suggest donations to Special Olympics?  You can set-up your donation page in 2 easy steps and invite family and friends to support your fundraising efforts. 



Use your Facebook page as your own personal fundraising tool for Special Olympics Northern California.  Can't think of a better birthday gift than giving to Special Olympics?  Set up a Facebook fundraising page and invite your followers to make a donation in your honor to Special Olympics.  



Company Matching Employee Gifts

Does your employer offer matching gifts? If so, double your impact.  Once you make your donation, request a matching gift from your company. Many will also match volunteer hours. Check here to see if your company matches. Once you donate, make sure to let your Human Resources or Administrative Department know so they can process the match. 


Workplace Giving

Workplace giving is an easy, efficient way employees can make tax-deductible donations to charities they care about through payroll contributions at work. Campaigns are typically hosted annually where employees are giving the opportunity to have a percentage of their paycheck donated to their favorite charity.


Corporate Opportunities 

There are a variety of ways for companies to engage with Special Olympics in a sponsorship capacity.  There are many benefits of partnering with Special Olympics which includes most importantly the positive recognition associated with an organization that positively impacts lives.  Together with our Corporate event and Annual Partners, we are changing the way the world treats individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Begin your legacy with us

Special Olympics Northern California is grateful to be included in our supporters’ estate plans after they have first provided for their loves ones. 

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. It’s easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own or use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

Create My Will

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Fill out this form to let us know! We would love to thank you for your generosity.


Non-Probate Assets

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.



When you shop, Special Olympics wins!


Shop our Store

Shop our online store and support Special Olympics at the same time.  We have a wide variety of merchandise that you can wear with pride. 


Athletes are why we exist and volunteers are how we exist.  We are always looking for new volunteers.  Our volunteers come from all walks of life and bring with them a variety of talents to share with our athletes.  You do not need any experience to be a volunteer, just a willingness to lend a hand, get involved and change a life.

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