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25th Annual Perlman Cup

May 24, 2022

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the 25th Annual Perlman Cup welcomed 130 golfers of different levels and abilities to Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ. In total, the all-women outing raised over $50,000 for the organization! Participation in the Perlman Cup not only honors Bessie Perlman’s commitment to individuals with intellectual disabilities, but also…

Faces of SONJ: Coach Marcus Lozano

May 13, 2022

Born in Buffalo, New York, Marcus’ Father was a firefighter and multi-sport coach, and his Mother was a Special Education Teacher.  Coach Lozano was raised in an environment that inspired him to combine those two professions and become a Special Olympics coach. Marcus was a standout soccer player in high-school and was recruited on a…

2022 Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K Recap

May 11, 2022

After two years of going virtual, the 2022 Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K returned in-person, in a big way!  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey graciously closed down the south end of the Lincoln Tunnel for the morning to host this annual fundraiser benefitting Special Olympics New Jersey!  Thank you to all who…

NJ Regional Day Selected as Top 5 National Banner School

May 5, 2022

New Jersey Regional Day School (NJRD), part of the Newark Public School District, is being honored by Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools and ESPN as one of five “ESPN Top 5” National Banner schools that go above and beyond for inclusion. New Jersey Regional Day School is one of five Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools®…