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

 

Toys”R”Us teams up with Special Olympics

Peyton Stanley with ballToys“R”Us is the Presenting Sponsor of the first-ever Young Athletes Festival at the 2014 USA Games. Furthering its commitment as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, Toys“R”Us announced the February 1 launch of a nationwide in-store and online awareness campaign. By texting “CHEER” to 80888, customers can make a $5 donation via their mobile device that will help support Special Olympics athletes participating in the “Games of Welcome and Acceptance” being held in New Jersey from June 14-21. Read the full release

Toys”R”Us has also highlighted a Young Athlete from each state on their website, check out Louisiana’s very own, Peyton Stanley…Click on Louisiana here.

1st Founding Partner of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games announced

We are very excited to announce that the Organizing Committee of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Toys”R”Us® announced a $1 million commitment from the Toys”R”Us Children’s Fund, making Toys”R”Us the first Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.

“Toys”R”Us signing as the first Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games continues their on-going support of our movement,” said Timothy Shriver, Chairman and CEO of Special Olympics. “Their vision and leadership in the area of inclusive play will only add to the unity that these National Games will create throughout New Jersey and the nation.” Read the full announcement

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games will take place at sporting venues throughout New Jersey, June 14 through June 21. More than 3,500 Special Olympics athletes from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will compete in 17 sports. An estimated 10,000 volunteers as well as 50,000 additional spectators will be in attendance. Learn more about the games here.