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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

2021 Opening Eyes & Special Smiles Recap

November 30, 2021

On Saturday, November 20, Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) hosted free medical screenings at the SONJ Sports Complex in Lawrenceville. Thanks to the generous support of the Golisano Foundation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RWJBarnabas Health, Delta Dental, Henry Schein,  Project Accessible Oral Health, Colgate Palmolive, and Envista, athletes were provided the opportunity…

2021 Thanks4Giving Exceeds Goal

November 19, 2021

November 13 might have been a cold day, but it was also a great one! Participants attended the 2021 Thanks4Giving Dash & Splash in Asbury Park and helped raise over $85,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ). We’re excited to announce that 2021 marks the highest fundraising total yet for this particular event! With help…

Bike SONJ Cyclists Ride to New Fundraising High

October 29, 2021

The 3rd Annual Bike SONJ: Ride for Inclusion was held on Saturday, October 23 as part of Special Olympics New Jersey’s (SONJ) Fall Games at Skillman Park in Montgomery, NJ. 100 riders participated and combined to raise a new event fundraising high of over $33,000. The event goal was increased several times on the website…

2021 Fall Games Recap

October 29, 2021

Nearly 1,000 Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes and Unified partners, joined by hundreds of coaches, volunteers, family members, friends, and spectators, participated in the 2021 Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) Fall Games on October 23-24, 2021.  SONJ athletes throughout the Garden State were hard at work training in Cycling, Equestrian, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer,…