Transform Lives Through the Power of Sport
Being heavily involved [with Special Olympics] I see where the money goes and that it is put to good use.
Jay Glicksman, Volunteer & Donor



Help Us Reach One More Person

Donate to Special Olympics and join us in changing lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Making your tax-deductible donation online is easy and secure.
Donate Online
If you prefer to mail in your donation, download a printable donation form and send it to us.
Mail Donation Form (PDF)

Tribute & Memorial Gifts
Celebrate a friend or pay tribute to the memory of a loved one by making a gift to Special Olympics in their name. If you prefer to mail in your donation, download a printable donation form and send it to us. Mail Donation Form (PDF)

Monthly Giving
On any given day, Special Olympics athletes participate in more than 136 competitions around the world. Your recurring gift provides steady support for these competitions, coaching and training. Because your payment happens automatically, it also reduces overhead costs.

Planned Giving
Make a powerful, lasting impact that costs nothing during your lifetime.

Your gifts enable Special Olympics to provide sports and a variety of complementary initiatives that benefit athletes, their families and their communities – and ultimately help create a better world for all of us. More ways to give:

  • Share Your Joy
    From weddings to bar mitzvahs, celebrate your big event with “in lieu of” favor gift to Special Olympics.
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  • Double Your Impact
    Find out if your company will match your gift to Special Olympics and make your donation work twice as hard.
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  • Give Airline Miles
    Donate your frequent flier miles and help our athletes soar.
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  • Online Selling
    Donate proceeds from an eBay sale, from 10 to 100 percent, to benefit Special Olympics.
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Special Olympics is a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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Contact Us

To donate by phone or if you have questions, please contact Donor Services
(202) 824-0373 (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST)


Donor Services

Do you have questions about supporting Special Olympics? Visit the Donor FAQ page to learn more