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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

Volunteer Month: Morgan on a Mission

April 9, 2021

Did you hear the news? April is #NationalVolunteerMonth! We will be featuring several stories about some of our AMAZING Special Olympics New Jersey volunteers. This week’s story is about Morgan Hulteen, a Special Olympics New Jersey Gymnastics athlete. Besides practicing her gymnastics skills, she also volunteers her time in numerous ways. Morgan loves helping people and making…

Virtual Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood Wrap-Up

April 2, 2021

2021 showed us a different version of The Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood.  After being moved back to March, and then going fully virtual, the community still came together to help the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey! Despite not being able to hit the ocean as a group, the event still featured 585 virtual…

Volunteer Month: 150 Years of Service to SONJ

April 2, 2021

Did you hear the news? April is #NationalVolunteerMonth! We will be featuring several stories about some of our AMAZING Special Olympics New Jersey volunteers. First up, 150 Years of Service to SONJ! What does the term “sesquicentennial” mean? The word is broken down into two parts: sesqui- (1 ½) and centennial (100 years). The 4…

Winners Announced for the Winter 2021 SONJ Photo Contest

March 25, 2021

This past February, we held our 2nd round of the SONJ Photo Contest! You didn’t have to be a professional photographer or own a special advanced camera to participate. Special Olympics New Jersey photographer and contest judge, Marco Catini kicked off the competition Monday, February 1 with a virtual Zoom photography workshop. Once the contest was over…