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Special Olympics Send Thanks

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

The Special Olympics is a global organization that prides itself on being the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. Each year the organization raises countless amounts of money to bring hope, strength, confidence, and success to those with intellectual disabilities. Although the organization is run on a global level, it has locally run branches as well.

This year Rhino Shield donated to Special Olympics Georgia, and became a Finish Line Sponsor for the 2016 Duck Pluck, which will be held August 12 of this year at Post Chastain Apartments on Roswell Road in Georgia . Through our donation, we were able to cover in full the expenses required for thirteen athletes to attend a weekend-long States Game competition sometime in the near future.

In the letter we received from Special Olympics Georgia, it said, “Elena, a Special Olympics athlete expressed the importance of Special Olympics Georgia by saying, ‘Without Special Olympics, I wouldn’t be as healthy or as active as I am. Special Olympics Georgia gives me the opportunity to do what I love to do- rhythmic gymnastics. I get to be around people just like me, compete with them, and become friends with them. Special Olympics Georgia has helped me to become more confident and not be afraid to try things, and it has helped make me the person I am today.'”

We are so excited and honored to donate to an organization who does so much good for their community, and makes the dreams of so many come true. We may have received a thank you from them, but we’re the ones who are thankful.