The Special Olympics Club advocates for people on campus with disabilities, as well as raises awareness and funds for national causes supporting those with disabilities. They hold events and fundraisers throughout the year, and partner with other groups both on and off campus to support the community of people with disabilities. The organization’s largest event is the Special Olympics basketball game, annually held in the spring.
Mondays at 8 p.m. in Hedberg Library 172
What are some of your org's major events and activities?
- Annual Special Olympics Basketball Game
- Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign in March
- Volunteering opportunities with local and national communities with disabilities
Why should people join this organization?
Working with people with disabilities, as well as working for organizations that do, allows us to grow as people while helping others grow. It is a great opportunity where you will meet lots of other students with similar interests to you.
Who can join?
Anyone who has a passion for working with those with disabilities!
Thomas Dickens, TDickens@carthage.edu