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NOVEMBER 17,2017


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Athlete Consent Form   


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Rochester Polar Plunge 


My Cause, My Cleats


PowderMills Ski/SnowBoard Open House


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2018 Rochester Polar Plunge
February 11, 2018
Ontario Beach Park

Registration for the 18th annual Rochester Polar Plunge is now OPEN! Register today! Join in on the FREEZIN' FOR A REASON fun as we set our fundraising goal to raise $300,000 for our amazing Special Olympics New York athletes so that they can continue to train and compete year-round at no cost to their families, friends or caregivers.

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My Cause, My Cleats 
My Cause, My Cleats is a player-led initiative that allows players across the NFL to wear custom cleats that reflect their commitment to charitable causes during Week13 games
Special Olympics International is proud to have NFL players
Eddie Yarbrough, Buffalo Bills
DeSean Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Joe Haden, Pittsburgh Steelers
Adam Gettis, New York Giants
Davis Webb, New York Giants
Evan Engram , New York Giants
John Ross, Cincinnati Bengals
Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs
Kareem Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs
Jamaal Charles, Denver Broncos
Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
Michael Hoomanawanui, New Orleans Saints
Brian Peters, Houston Texans
Ryan Switzer, Dallas Cowboys
Staley, Chicago Bears Mascot
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers 
(on the sidelines do to season ending surgery)
Supporting our movement for inclusion through NFL's My cause, my cleats!
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Help Support Our Organization through AMAZON SMILE!

Did you know that you can donate 0.5% of your purchases on to Special Olympics New York?
All you have to do is log on to and select Special Olympics New York Inc. as your charitable organization. 
Do your holiday shopping through and donate back to Special Olympics NY with the click of a button!

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Learn to Ski/Snowboard Open House
Special Olympics New York - Genesee is hosting a ski/snowboard Open House event at Powder Mills park in Pittsford, NY.
We welcome any athlete, including those who previously participated in the Powder Mills Program and those who are new to the program and would like to learn how to ski/snowboard.

The event will take place on January 20th from 2:30-4:30pm

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Fit 5 Health Tip of the Week
For more Healthy Athlete tips, download the
from Special Olympics International!
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Athlete Satisfaction Survey Now Available

The satisfaction of our athletes is important to Special Olympics and we value each athlete's input on their overall sports experience. We invite any Special Olympics New York athletes to fill out the Athlete Satisfaction Survey to help improve future programming and better meet the needs of all athletes around the region and the world.
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"Volunteering for the Special Olympics has been a life changing experience. The athletes I have met and worked with have given me a new outlook on life!"
Special Olympics Volunteer , Jessica Anders

"Participating with Special Olympics New York has allowed me to make lots of new friends and have experiences that would never have been possible before"
Special Olympics Athlete, Amanda Vito

"There is no greater cause on earth, which is why I jump into Lake Ontario every year to support it!"
Special Olympics Supporter, Mitch Caracho 
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