Special Olympics Continues The Revolution is Inclusion Campaign and Kicks Off Global Week of Inclusion

Special Olympics Continues The Revolution is Inclusion Campaign and Kicks Off Global Week of Inclusion Jul 16, 2019

During the month of July, Special Olympics is continuing “The Revolution is Inclusion” five-year global campaign targeting the younger generation of Millennials and Centennials by demonstrating that inclusion is all about togetherness. More
WWE Superstar Big Show Announced as Special Olympics' newest Global Ambassador

WWE Superstar Big Show Announced as Special Olympics' newest Global Ambassador Aug 21, 2018

Special Olympics International announced today that Big Show, one of the most decorated WWE Superstars, will be named the newest Special Olympics Global Ambassador. More
Chance The Rapper And Usher Join Star-Studded Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Chance The Rapper And Usher Join Star-Studded Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert Jun 28, 2018

Chance the Rapper's production company, Social Function Productions, and Special Olympics have partnered to produce the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert. More
Special Olympics and WWE Team Up to Support the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics and WWE Team Up to Support the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Jun 11, 2018

Special Olympics has announced that WWE will once again support the Special Olympics mission to change the world through sports by sponsoring the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. More
Chris Pratt Surprises Hometown Washington Special Olympics Athletes in Heartfelt Visit

Chris Pratt Surprises Hometown Washington Special Olympics Athletes in Heartfelt Visit May 14, 2018

When the athletes of Special Olympics Washington were preparing for another game day, they were not expecting to see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom star Chris Pratt join them on the field. More
WWE Supports 12 Charities With New Facebook Watch Show

WWE Supports 12 Charities With New Facebook Watch Show Jan 16, 2018

WWE today unveiled the 12 charitable organizations paired up with WWE Superstars competing in Mixed Match Challenge, a single-elimination mixed tag-team tournament, where the winning team will receive $100,000 to support their charity of choice. More
Stars Attend 2017 UNICEF Snowflake Ball

Stars Attend 2017 UNICEF Snowflake Ball Dec 1, 2017

On November 28, UNICEF USA hosted the 13th annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrating UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children around the world and honoring L’Oreal’s Carol Hamilton and Special Olympic gold medallist Lucy Meyer. More
YouTube Stars To Fundraise On GoFundMe For Special Olympics

YouTube Stars To Fundraise On GoFundMe For Special Olympics Mar 9, 2017

GoFundMe announced today that five top YouTube stars will be part of the first-ever social fundraising collaboration with Special Olympics on the GoFundMe platform: Burnie Burns and Gavin Free of Rooster Teeth, Matt Santoro, Meredith Foster, and Teala Dunn. More
Jason Mraz To Perform At 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Opening Ceremony

Jason Mraz To Perform At 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Opening Ceremony Feb 20, 2017

The world’s largest sports and humanitarian event this year – the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria – today announced two very special performances for the event’s Opening Ceremony on Saturday, March 18, 2017. More
Special Olympics And GoFundMe Announce Global Sponsorship

Special Olympics And GoFundMe Announce Global Sponsorship Feb 17, 2017

Special Olympics announced today their first-ever social fundraising collaboration with GoFundMe. More
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar To Be Honored With Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar To Be Honored With Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Dec 7, 2016

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will receive the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, it was announced this week by Time Inc.’s SI. More
Jack Nicklaus To Be Honored With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Jack Nicklaus To Be Honored With Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Nov 11, 2015

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated announced that Jack Nicklaus has been chosen to receive the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. More
CBS Launches Volunteering With The Stars Initiative

CBS Launches Volunteering With The Stars Initiative Sep 29, 2015

CBS EcoMedia today announced the launch of the “Volunteering With The Stars” (VWTS) program as part of the new “Viewers To Volunteers” (V2V) app. More
Nick Lachey Supports The Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

Nick Lachey Supports The Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids Aug 20, 2015

Toys"R"Us today announced the release of the 2015 Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. More
Exclusive Report: Celebrating The Special Olympic World Games

Exclusive Report: Celebrating The Special Olympic World Games Aug 19, 2015

Michelle Vink was at the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles, and filed this report of her experiences. More
Giving Back Fund Presents 6th Annual Sports And Entertainment Philanthropy Summit

Giving Back Fund Presents 6th Annual Sports And Entertainment Philanthropy Summit Jun 23, 2015

The Giving Back Fund will host the 6th Annual Sports and Entertainment Philanthropy Summit in LA from July 25-27. More
Maria Menounos Named As Special Olympics Global Ambassador

Maria Menounos Named As Special Olympics Global Ambassador Apr 20, 2015

Special Olympics recently announced today that author and television personality Maria Menounos of E! is joining the Special Olympics family as the movement’s newest Global Ambassador. More
Avril Lavigne Debuts Song For Special Olympics

Avril Lavigne Debuts Song For Special Olympics Apr 17, 2015

International, award-winning musician and philanthropist Avril Lavigne debuted her song “Fly” to benefit Special Olympics yesterday. More
Lady Gaga To Cycle With Her Fans For Charity

Lady Gaga To Cycle With Her Fans For Charity Apr 13, 2015

Lady Gaga will host a fundraiser for her Born This Way Foundation at SoulCycle in Chicago, IL, on April 21. More
WWE Superstars For Hope To Benefit Special Olympics

WWE Superstars For Hope To Benefit Special Olympics Mar 3, 2015

WWE announced the launch of Superstars for Hope, a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, to benefit Special Olympics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in honor of Connor’s Cure. More
Jennifer Lawrence Joins Chideo's All-Star Line-Up Of Celebrity Ambassadors

Jennifer Lawrence Joins Chideo's All-Star Line-Up Of Celebrity Ambassadors Jan 28, 2015

Chideo, the first charity broadcast network, has partnered with Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence to support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. More
Avril Lavigne Writes Song To Support Special Olympics

Avril Lavigne Writes Song To Support Special Olympics Jan 19, 2015

Avril Lavigne announced last week that she has written a song called “Fly” for The Avril Lavigne Foundation to support Special Olympics. More
Avril Lavigne Launches Fundraising Campaign For Special Olympics

Avril Lavigne Launches Fundraising Campaign For Special Olympics Sep 8, 2014

Multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne has teamed up with CrowdRise, an online fundraising platform, to support Special Olympics. More
Albert Pujols Supports Toys"R"Us Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids

Albert Pujols Supports Toys"R"Us Toy Guide For Differently-Abled Kids Aug 22, 2014

Toys"R"Us has announced the release of its 20th Anniversary edition of the ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use toy selection resource for those who know, love and shop for children with special needs. More
Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign

Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign Mar 26, 2014

As London, Los Angeles, Dublin, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Memphis, Dallas and other cities in the U.S. and the globe get set for the 1st Everyone Matters Day on April 2, Sir Paul McCartney has kicked off the #IAM campaign with his selfie affirming: “I AM A SCOUSER.” More
Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign

Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign Mar 10, 2014

Sean Hepburn Ferrer – Chair of UNICEF'S Audrey Hepburn Society and the son of actress Audrey Hepburn – is the latest public figure to join the growing global Everyone Matters campaign, which advocates for everyone’s right to be who they are, without judgment, shame or attack. More
Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign

Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign Feb 17, 2014

As Everyone Matters leads up to its inaugural global “Everyone Matters Day” on April 2, Hugh Jackman kicked off its “I Am!” campaign to own and affirm WHO WE ARE, AS WE ARE. More
FC Barcelona Stars Visit Thailand With UNICEF

FC Barcelona Stars Visit Thailand With UNICEF Aug 7, 2013

On the first day of FC Barcelona's trip to Thailand, internationally acclaimed players Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto spent the morning sharing football skills with children who have intellectual disabilities. More
Liberty DeVitto To Play Rockers In Recovery All-Star Charity Gig

Liberty DeVitto To Play Rockers In Recovery All-Star Charity Gig Mar 19, 2013

A plethora of musicians – who’ve performed or recorded with artists and bands such as Aerosmith, Billy Joel, SNL Live Band, Todd Rundgren, Joan Jett, Vanilla Fudge, Richie Sambora and others – will take the stage to rock ‘n’ roll and raise funds to benefit the Special Olympics of South Florida and the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County on March 22. More
Interview: Wendi Russo of Shop NBC Talks Charity

Interview: Wendi Russo of Shop NBC Talks Charity Feb 22, 2013

LookToTheStars.org’s Misty Schwartz recently talked with TV host, spokesperson and TV sales consultant Wendi Russo about her charity work. More