Special Olympics Washington


Incorporated in 1975, Special Olympics Washington (SOWA) provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Washington provides athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes, and the community. The vision of Special Olympics is to help bring all persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens. Four sports seasons are offered each year in 19 different Olympic-type sports.

How Your Donation Helps

Your car donation will go toward helping Special Olympics Washington with their project: Athletic Sports Program.



  • Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
  • Training in sports

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1976

Your donations to Special Olympics Washington 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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