Cheer on a Champion

Peyton Stanley with scarfToys”R”Us is featuring Special Olympics Louisiana Young Athlete, Peyton this week in their #CheerOnAChampion campaign! Join Toys”R”Us — a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Presenting Sponsor of the first-ever Young Athletes Festival — by donating $5 to help the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games reveal America’s current and future champions! With your support, the possibilities for these athletes are endless.Text CHEER to 80888 to make a $5 donation today!*

See Peyton on the Toys”R”Us facebook page


Look what YOU did

We are getting in so many scarves and we couldn’t be happier!  We counted up to 75 boxes in the office today, filled with hundreds of scarves.  Check out this picture of the scarves… Notice the special guest.  Hint: She is wearing a cool, new Volunteer shirt that all of you can have if you come volunteer with us!




Keep on Knitting!

Scarve Our Athletes!

 We are still collecting scarves for our athletes to sport during this year’s 2012 State Indoor Games! So far, we have collected over 300 scarves and are receiving scarves every day!  To find out more information about sending scarves for our athletes you may visit the Scarves for Special Olympics website.  Remember all scarves must me received by March 4th, 2012. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Scarf Project.  Happy Knitting!

Scarves for Special Olympics

Scarves for Special OlympicsAs a symbol of unity, community and support within the Special Olympics Movement, handmade scarves will be gifted to athletes, coaches, families, volunteers and supporters of Special Olympics Louisiana. Louisiana is one of 40 Special Olympics Programs participating in the 2012 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.
For more information on participating Special Olympics Programs, color and size guidelines, FREE patterns and more, visit the SOLA Scarf website.

Click here to check out the pictures from last year’s scarf project. The 2012 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project official colors are: Red Heart Yarn Red and Navy. Special Olympics Louisiana is requesting 1,400 scarves by March 5th, so help spread the message!

Happy Knitting!