Due to forces beyond out control (corona-virus!) Special Olympics activities in Pennsylvania including practices, dances and gatherings are suspended through the end of May. All Montgomery tournaments through the end of May are cancelled. Updated information concerning resumption of practices will be posted here. Stay in touch with your head coach. Please exercise often and reach out if you or your family needs help. SOPA has a series of online exercise videos to help you stay active; and here are resources for other needs in Montgomery County: 

ONLINE SUPPORT DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

MENTAL HEALTH

Montgomery County Peer Support or Teen Talk Line

For Adults

  • Call: 855-715-8255
  • Text: 267-225-7785    

For Teens

Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 1:00PM – 9:00PM

Unsuicide: Online Suicide Help 

Hearing Voices Network

MH Online Phone Support and Groups

DRUG AND ALCOHOL

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

VETERANS

Veterans Crisis Line

  • Call 800-273-8255, press option 1
  • Text 838255

FOOD ASSISTANCE:

Due to forces beyond out control (corona-virus!) Special Olympics activities in Montgomery County (and a number of other impacted counties) including practices, dances and gatherings are suspended through the end of March. Our basketball tournament on March 28 is cancelled. The Kiwanis Basketball tournament on April 18 is cancelled. The SOMC Swim Meet at Upper Dublin High School on Saturday, April 4 is cancelled. Updated information concerning resumption of practices and the remaining tournaments this season will be posted here. Please stay in touch with your head coach. Please exercise often and reach out if you or your family needs help.  Here are resources in Montgomery County: 

ONLINE SUPPORT DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

MENTAL HEALTH

Montgomery County Peer Support or Teen Talk Line

For Adults

  • Call: 855-715-8255
  • Text: 267-225-7785    

For Teens

Hours: Sunday through Saturday, 1:00PM – 9:00PM

Unsuicide: Online Suicide Help 

Hearing Voices Network

MH Online Phone Support and Groups

DRUG AND ALCOHOL

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

VETERANS

Veterans Crisis Line

  • Call 800-273-8255, press option 1
  • Text 838255

FOOD ASSISTANCE:

 

Healthy Athletes! Check by clicking on our new page here at SOMC. Or look at the top menu bar! 

Coaches!  We’re looking for Spring/Summer coaches to implement Fit 5… curious about the coach-driven physical activity, nutrition, and hydration 8 week plan called Fit 5? See the Fit 5 process document for step by step direction on how to sign up, implement and then become eligible for the Bronze Level specifically the Fit 5 component of the Coaches Training and Progression Plan. Thank you in advance for your participation!

Coach Sean Hanley and Special Olympics athletes Joe Eitl and Mark Graham have teamed up for their new book: Meatball Man and Hoagie Boy  Check it out! And look for them on Facebook. 

 

Click here to donate.

We are remain in business during the coronavirus shutdown and understand if people have limited means to donate. But if you can afford to please remember to support SOMC. 

Do you want to memorialize a loved one who passed away? Or maybe you want to honor an athlete or coach. Click the link above to our online donation tool.

 

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Special Olympics Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. Your gift to Special Olympics Pennsylvania qualifies as a charitable deduction for federal tax purposes as permitted by law. The official registration and financial information of Special Olympics Pennsylvania may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. 

 

Thank you to our participating golfers, sponsors and supporters for a very succesful 2019 Golf Classic. We await final results but it looks like a record fundraiser!  Click here for photos!  And click here for more photos and drone video!  

Thank you Steve Highsmith of Cabrini University for serving as our emcee and auctioneer. Thank you to our major corporate funders including NRG, Acteon Networks, Lockheed Martin, The Phillies, Iron Mountain, ASTM, Willis and Wells Fargo. Please join us in 2020. Stay tuned for online registration.  

All proceeds benefit Special Olympics athletes of Montgomery County.