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Special Olympics

Flyers has been a corporate sponsor of Special Olympics of Northern California since 1998, contibuting through direct sponsorship, an annual golf tournament and our storewide fundraising campaign called Fueling the Flame. To date, we have contributed over $1,500,000 to the organization through fundraisers such as an annual golf tournament, retail fundraising, and a Polar Plunge. We have the privilege of seeing the great work of this organization in action at the annual Summer Games where our company provides throngs of volunteers.

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with developmental disabilities. In order to officially compete in a competition, participants must be at least 8 years old, however children between the ages of 5 and 7 years of age can participate in training. Their programs give athletes continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skill, and friendship with their families, other athletes and the community.

Special Olympics Northern California is proud to serve more than 13,000 individuals with developmental disabilities. From the Oregon border to Monterey and Tulare counties, athletes have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sports trainings and competitions that take place throughout the year. In order to prepare athletes for competition, they must attend a minimum of eight practices to insure they are prepared to compete.
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