the POWER of 1

Power of 1 adONE person donating ONE dollar is a powerful thing. Especially if that thing is Team Louisiana competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games this summer. We are sending a delegation of 101 to New Jersey this June to compete on a national stage! It costs $100,000 to send our delegation to the games and we need your help. Please consider donating to Team Louisiana, every dollar counts. Meet Team Louisiana.

There are several ways for you to donate:

1. Online by clicking here

2. Visit a Power of One volunteer at any Special Olympics Louisiana competition.

3. Mail a check to Special Olympics Louisiana, Inc, 1000 East Morris Avenue, Hammond, LA 70403. In the memo please write Team Louisiana.

Joel Murray to compete in National Golf Tournament

We are proud to announce that Special Olympics Louisiana athlete, Joel Murray has been selected to participate in the National AT&T Pro-Am golf event. Joel will spend several days, at the end of this month, practicing and golfing with national golf celebrities. Only 4 Special Olympics athletes were chosen for this honor in the entire country!

Joel Murray at the World Games in Athens, Greece

To donate to Joel’s team, please click here

Joel Murray is an outstanding athlete, he won the Special Olympics National Golf Invitational Tournament with a career-best 73 in his final round! This score broke the Special Olympics 18-hole scoring record. In 2009, was selected as the Special Olympics Louisiana Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year. In 2010, place second at the Special Olympics USA National Games and in 2011, place second at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Please join us in congratulating Joel on this tremendous honor!