Special Olympics Maine

Mission

Special Olympics Maine provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Special Olympics 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 need of those with special mental and physical limitations.

How Your Donation Helps

97.4% of your car donation will go toward helping Maine Special Olympics with their project: State Level Competitions.

2.6% will go toward the project: Camp Tall Pines.

Categories

Activities

  • Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
  • Training in sports
  • Other youth organization or activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1978

Your donations to Maine Special Olympics 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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