Special Olympics Wyoming announces that it has received a $ 60,000 Daniels Fund grant to support program activities.
Special Olympics Wyoming uses the power of sport to help change attitudes, perceptions, and transform lives. “Daniels Fund has been exceptional in recognizing the value of community based programs that benefit individuals across the state. We are grateful for their support. With these funds we can continue our work and reach out to more individuals with intellectual disabilities”, said Priscilla Dowse, President/CEO.
“The grant will also directly support volunteer and coaches training to assure a quality competition experience, support our athletes as they explore leadership potential, and partnerships with schools to create the next generation of respectful and accepting youth.”
The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program, and ethics initiative. Visit DanielsFund.org to learn more.
Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. Special Olympics Wyoming changes lives by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.
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