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Volunteer for Special Olympics Summer Games (Athletics) – 6/30/19

June 30 @ 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

Columbus Gives Back is super pumped to partner with Special Olympics Ohio and volunteer throughout the 2019 Summer Games (their 48th!!) the weekend of June 28-30 at The Ohio State University. On Sunday morning, we invite you to join us at the bowling competition to assist with lane assignments, scoring, and general help!

When: Sunday, June 30th from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Where: Jesse Owen’s Memorial Stadium, 2450 Fred Taylor Drive

Event leader: events@columbusgivesback.org

About Special Olympics Ohio: The mission of Special Olympics Ohio is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. 

Special Olympics Ohio has approximately 200 local member organizations and over 23,000 athletes who are in training and competition. These organizations originate from County Boards of DD, public schools, developmental centers, parks and recreation departments, churches and parent and community groups.

Athletes must be at least eight years of age and identified by an agency or professional as having one of the following conditions: intellectual disability, cognitive delays as measured by formal assessment or significant learning or vocational problems due to cognitive delay that require or have required special instruction.

About Columbus Gives Back: Columbus Gives Back makes volunteering fun and easy! We organize one-time volunteer events in relaxed, social settings that are scheduled to fit working professionals’ busy schedules.

But Wait! There’s More! We will also be volunteering for other Special Olympics events throughout the weekend!

6/25 PM: Happy Hour & Cheer Sign Making

6/28 PM: Special Olympics – Opening Ceremony

6/29 AM: Special Olympics – Bocce

6/29 PM: Special Olympics – Volleyball

6/29 PM: Special Olympics – Dinner

6/30 AM: Special Olympics – Athletics 

Cancellation Policy: Due to the nature of our events, an accurate headcount is important. Please notify the event leader if you have RSVP’d but are unable to attend the event.



Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
2450 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
Columbus, OH 43210 US
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