Special Olympics Minnesota


Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics' athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world. Special Olympics Minnesota is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports, adapted as necessary to meet the needs of those with intellectual and physical disabilities. Special Olympics Minnesota believes that consistent training is essential to the development of sports skills, and that competition among those of equal abilities is the most appropriate means of testing these skills, measuring progress and providing incentives for personal growth.

How Your Donation Helps

89.2% of your car donation will go toward helping Special Olympics Minnesota Inc. with their project: Sports & Training.

6.1% will go toward the project: Youth and Schools.

4.7% will go toward the project: Health and Leadership.



  • Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
  • Amateur athletic association
  • Other sports or athletic activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1974

Your donations to Special Olympics Minnesota Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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