We Can't Do It Without You!

Our athletes participate all year long in a variety of sports and health screenings at no cost to them or their families.  We have several ways for you to support our programs so we can continue to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities.  


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 a simple, tax free opportunity for you to support Special Olympics Northern California . 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.


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.

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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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Create a lasting legacy that will provide you with the avenue to establish a lasting gift that will truly impact the lives of thousands of Special Olympics athletes. 

Planned Giving

Please consider naming Special Olympics Northern California as a beneficiary in your will or trust.  Planned Giving lets you retain your assets throughout your life, while providing tax advantages to your estate.  Please consult first with your own tax and/or legal advisors regarding the tax implications of particular gifts. 



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. 



AmazonSmile is a program that donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases on Amazon to a charity of your choice.  All you need to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.com and select Special Olympics Northern California as your charity. There is nothing more you need to do and the donation does not increase the cost of your purchase. 



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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