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SONJ Makes Virtual Visit to Capitol Hill

February 25, 2021

Special Olympics athletes, organization leaders, Unified Sports partners, family members, and supporters from across the United States engaged virtually February 10 – 11 for Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day.” Typically, Special Olympics U.S. Programs travel to Washington, D.C. each February to meet with their state’s Members of Congress in person. However, due to COVID-19,…

Live Like Sean

February 3, 2021

We all look for inspiration in our daily lives and find ourselves very fortunate to have family, friends, colleagues, and others we encounter along the way to motivate us to be better people. Occasionally, someone leaves an impression so deep, we choose to model our behavior or lives after their positive influence. This is the…

Answering the Need

January 29, 2021

In October, 2020, Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) teamed up with Tom Baffuto, Executive Director for The Arc of New Jersey, along with a number of other organizations who operate group homes around the state, to identify a need for more extracurricular activities for their residents. Many of the individuals in these group homes are…

Winners Announced for the Fall 2020 SONJ Photo Contest

December 21, 2020

This past November, we held our FIRST ever 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 Tuesday, November 10 with a virtual Zoom photography workshop. Once the contest was over and…