Go the extra mile for Special Olympics GB!

Already registered for the Special Olympics GB Unified Mile? Why not go the extra mile and make a donation to Special Olympics GB? All donations for this event will go towards Special Olympics GB’s Summer Series of Sport, enabling the delivery of more competitions, for more athletes, across the country this summer. Donate here.

Want to fundraise before the big day? Create a JustGiving Page and link it to Special Olympic GB’s here!

Donate today and help us to continue transforming the lives of more people with intellectual disabilities, through the power of sport.  

Now more than ever, Special Olympics GB needs your support to create an inclusive world for all. With your help, we can continue to reach more of the 1.5 million people with an  intellectual disabilities, ensuring they have the chance to live active, healthy, fulfilling lives.  

Special Olympics GB relies on charitable support to continue delivering year-round sports coaching and athletic competitions, as well as our vital programmes; focusing on health and wellbeing, education and training, social inclusion and leadership.  

By donating today, you could help us to… 

  • Reach more people through sport -  44% of people with learning disabilities took part in less than 30 minutes of exercise a week (Sport England, 2018)
  • End discrimination and create more opportunities - 94% of people with an intellectual disabilities are not in paid employment (Source: NHS Digital 2018)
  • Improve health and wellbeing - People with intellectual disabilities are 2.5 times more likely to have health problems than any other people (Source: The Centre for Disability Studies, Leeds University)

Remember! Using Gift Aid when donating increases your donation by 25% without costing you a penny. Just click the Gift Aid box on your online donation to Special Olympics GB or download the Gift Aid Declaration.  

Other ways to give: 

•    Set up a JustGiving page and create a fundraising event or challenge! 
•    Donate from your salary, tax free, through Payroll Giving  
•    Choose Special Olympics GB as your company’s charity of the year  
•    Arrange a grant through a trust or foundation that you are involved with 
•    Leave a gift in your will - a lasting legacy at Special Olympics GB 

You can also sign up to the following and donations will be made to Special Olympics GB without costing you a penny: 

•    Red Dogs Ads – sign up today and earn money for Special Olympics GB simply by watching up to two minutes of adverts each week.
•    Give As You Live – sign up today, select Special Olympics GB as your charity and shop as normal via this site and a percentage of how much you spend will be donated to us. 
•    Smile Amazon – sign up today, select Special Olympics Great Britain and Amazon will donate a percentage of each purchase you make without costing you a penny.  
 
If you would like to discuss how you could support Special Olympics GB in more detail, please speak to our fundraising team – fundraising@sobg.org.uk  

Thank you, on behalf of everyone at Special Olympics GB!

By supporting us, you are joining a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability.