There are many ways to make a real impact for thousands of Special Olympics New Jersey athletes!  Let our athletes know YOU BELIEVE in Special Olympics!

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Participate in Fundraising Events

Meet the 2nd Avenue Freeze-Out fundraising team which raises funds every year at the Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights. Check out their story to find out why this event is so important to them.

From Polar Plunges to 3K and 5K runs, golf tournaments, and more, you can give to Special Olympics New Jersey by attending our fundraising events or sponsoring your participating friends and family.

Attend or Support an Event

Voluntary Income Tax Return Contributions – NJ 1040 Charitable Funds

On Nov. 8, 2021, the New Jersey Governor signed a law establishing the “Special Olympics New Jersey Fund”, providing a designation on the State gross income tax return that will permit taxpayers to make voluntary contributions to the fund. The bill requires the Legislature to annually appropriate all monies deposited into the fund for distribution to Special Olympics New Jersey.  The law took effect Nov. 8 and applies to taxable years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2022.

Be sure to enter Code 31 on lines 75-77 of your NJ 1040 tax return.

View more info on the NJ Division of Taxation

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Fundraise for Special Olympics New Jersey

Host your own event to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey! Learn how to start your own fundraiser that supports our programs and athletes in unique ways.

Start or Join a Fundraiser

Patio Dedications

Pay tribute and Pave the Way for Special Olympics New Jersey! Buy a brick, stone or plaque on the Champions Patio at the Sports Complex in Lawrenceville and support the future of Special Olympics New Jersey!

Buy a Brick or Plaque

Legacy Gifts (Bequests)

As you plan for your own future and give thought to the legacy you would like to leave, we hope you will consider Special Olympics New Jersey in your estate and financial plans.

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Memorial/Tribute Gifts

Celebrate a friend or pay tribute in memory of a loved one with a donation to Special Olympics New Jersey in their name. Your gift will honor your loved one and empower athletes on the playing field and in life.

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Gifts of Stocks or Securities

Make a transfer of stock or securities to Special Olympics New Jersey.

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Car Donations

Donate a car to Special Olympics New Jersey! Learn how your car donation can help
get athletes onto the playing field.

Start Your Car Donation