$10 can get you to Hawaii

Your eyes are not playing tricks.  You read that correctly.  It could also get you to New Orleans.  Seriously!

For $10 you could win a trip to the Pro Bowl in Honolulu, HI or the Super Bowl in New Orleans, LA brought to you by Special Olympics Louisiana and the NFL Players Association Louisiana Chapter.

Tickets are on sale now and you can purchase yours by calling our office, 1-800-345-6644.

Click here for more info.

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Saints vs. Falcons

Tonight, the New Orleans Saints face the Atlanta Falcons in a heated rivalry.  We are very excited for the game and hope that our SAINTS can come away with a road victory!

From all of here at Special Olympics Louisiana, Good Luck to the Saints and WHO DAT?!

Check out this picture of New Orleans Saints Fullback, Jed Collins with athlete Kvon Albert!

 

UNO Basketball Clinic

A few weeks back, 16 of our athletes we invited to the University of New Orleans practice facility for a basketball clinic.  The UNO men’s basketball team and Head Coach Mark Slessinger put our athletes through different basketball skills.  After, our athletes were allowed into the locker room and film room to see where the team gets ready for the big game.  Then, each SOLA athlete was paired with a UNO athlete and were introduced onto the court inside the Lakefront Arena where the Privateers compete!

Thank You to the UNO basketball team, Coach Slessinger and the Athletic Department at the University of New Orleans!

Check out a post-clinic interview here.

Black Friday Is Here

As you plan to spend your day standing in long, never-ending lines, don’t forget to take some time to help out Special Olympics with a donation!

Here at Special Olympics, we believe that everyone deserves a chance at a happy and purposeful life. Your donation would help to create a place where people with intellectual disabilities can find opportunity to participate in their communities, develop belief in themselves, and feel like champions. Help inspire someone today!

Please click here to donate.