In-person sports training, competition, meetings and social gatherings ARE NOT permitted in counties like York, which is designated by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as having substantial levels of community transmission of COVID-19. Watch here for information as the transmission risk decreases, and Special Olympic events resume.
Although in-person gatherings are not happening, our athletes have virtual opportunities throughout the season to stay involved in sports and wellness. During the winter, local athletes have registered and are participating in a
York County Special Olympic Athletes doing the Heptathlon meet on ZOOM weekly, to encourage each other and socialize. Here you see them demonstrating some good form for power punches.
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To all our local Special Olympics supporters, please consider helping our community during the
the biggest day of giving in York County.
Last year, in the midst of a devastating pandemic, the entire community came together to raise $3.5 million for more than 300 local nonprofits, showing that we are a truly generous community that has each other’s backs.
Because you give where you live during Give Local York, we know York County can weather any storm and we can do it together.
Special Olympics is just one of many worthy local non-profit organizations to which you could direct your giving. It’s a powerful way to invest your dollars in the community, to causes important to you.
Our organization is run completely by volunteers. Interested in getting involved? More information here:
Special Olympics York County is organized and run entirely by volunteers.
Their contribution may vary from several hours a week for a sports season or several hours a month throughout the year or several hours once a year at a competition. The benefits include the satisfaction in helping athletes improve their skills and their self-image.Learn More