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Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact: Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org

Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact: Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org

President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman Earns “2020 Above & Beyond Award”
Congratulations to Stacey Hengsterman for earning the "2020 Above & Beyond Award"!
Special Olympics New York Cancels State Summer Games
Special Olympics New York today announced the cancellation of its signature State Summer Games.
How RIT’s Photo Department Electrified the Special Olympics NY Winter Games
The RIT photography department helped make our Winter Games in Rochester something special. Learn more in this article.
Special Olympics New York “Going Virtual” with Launch of New Health & Fitness Program for Athletes Monday, March 23
Special Olympics New York today announced the launch of a six-week virtual program to keep its 67,000 athletes healthy, fit and engaged while formal sports training and competition is suspended.
Consul General of the United Arab Emirates New York Joins Special Olympics New York Board of Directors
His Excellency Abdalla Shaheen has joined the Special Olympics New York Board of Directors.
Special Olympics New York Suspends Training & Competition to Protect Athletes, Prevent Spread of Coronavirus
Governor Cuomo Proclaims March 6, 2020 “Special Olympics New York Day” In Honor of 50th Anniversary
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has proclaimed tomorrow, March 6, 2020 “Special Olympics New York Day” across the state!
Mohawk Honda & Mohawk Chevrolet Donate Two Brand-New Vehicles To Special Olympics New York
Job Readiness Collaboration Takes to the Field
A guest post from NYSID, Inc. about their new partnership with Special Olympics New York.
One Volunteer’s Story from the 2020 Winter Games
Here's an amazing testimonial from Winter Games volunteer Savannah Taylor.
Glen Oak Announced as Official Training Center of Special Olympics New York Erie Golf Club
The Taft Foundation Supports Expansion of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools & Young Athletes Programs in New York City
The Taft Foundation recently awarded a $100,000 grant to Special Olympics New York to support the expansion of two signature programs.