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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

Volunteer Month: Cooking with Karen

April 30, 2021

Did you hear the news? April is #NationalVolunteerMonth! We have been featuring several stories about some of our AMAZING Special Olympics New Jersey volunteers. This week’s final story is about volunteer, Karen Basedown! ​​​​​​Karen has been volunteering with Special Olympics New Jersey since 2014 when Barnabas Health was a sponsor of the National Games. Each year, Karen…

Volunteer Month: Joyful Times With Jan

April 23, 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 volunteer, Jan Munch! Jan has been volunteering with Special Olympics New Jersey for 31 years! She is a coach for Tennis, and practices nine months out of the…

Virtual Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights Wrap-Up

April 22, 2021

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

MedFest + Vaccine Weekend Recap

April 20, 2021

Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) hosted their very first MedFest of the year at the Sports Complex on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST. Volunteers were excited to be back in action doing what they love most. Many athletes who attended had not seen a doctor within the past year…