Special Olympics Hamilton County

at 4790 Red Bank Expy # 206, Cincinnati, 45227 United States

Special Olympics Hamilton County is a local nonprofit that provides year-round programming for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities.

Special Olympics Hamilton County
4790 Red Bank Expy # 206
Cincinnati , OH 45227
United States
Contact Phone
P: (513) 271-2606

General Info

* Special Olympics Hamilton County of Ohio (SOHC) is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization accredited by Special Olympics Inc. — one of 52 accredited entities operating in the United States. * SOHC is a local and an area chapter, under the division of Special Olympics Ohio. It is totally dependent on donations, personal contributions and corporate sponsorship from the local community. SOHC is not subsidized by Special Olympics Ohio or International Special Olympics for its local programs, nor is it affiliated with United Way. * SOHC ensures the highest possible percentage of donations goes directly to programs offered to Special Olympics athletes. Volunteers fill typical staff roles to keep administration costs at a minimum. * SOHC offers 24 different year-round athletic and recreational programs within Hamilton County. * SOHC relies on a staff of three and nearly 600 community volunteers to assist with programs and administrative duties. * An Advisory Board governs SOHC. * SOHC serves over 1,800 athletes with developmental and mental disabilities, ranging in age from eight to eighty. * Special Olympics athletes receive a minimum of eight weeks of training from volunteer coaches in their chosen sport(s) prior to competitions. * There are over 100 certified Special Olympics coaches currently participating in SOHC.

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Good Luck to the 16 swimmers who are representing SOHC at the Special Olympics Ohio. State Aquatics meet this weekend, Go Bradi, Kyle, Grace, Ryan, John, Duncan, Matt, David, Sarah, Susan, Jesse, Kim, Rebecca, Mile, Tyler, Tom!

Published on 2014-12-06 01:44:45 GMT

Good luck to all the swimmers who are participating in the SOHC Aquatics Meet. Thank you M.E. Lyons YMCA for hosting the event. Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. and the Parade of Athletes start at 1:30 p.m. We would also like to welcome the swimmers from Clermont Co., Butler Co., Warren Co., Lakota, Middletown City and Darke County Special Olympics. Good luck everyone!!

Published on 2014-11-01 01:41:15 GMT

The ESIL Sports Night at Summit Elementary has been cancelled for tonight, Tues., Dec. 16 (The volunteer that runs it is sick). This was the last night of the season. If you know of anyone who goes to this program, please pass this on. THANKS!!!!

Published on 2014-12-16 22:56:38 GMT

It’s Giving Tuesday, a global day to give back! Here are three quick and easy ways to give to Special Olympics Hamilton County: 1. Adopt a pig in The Piggest Raffle Ever! Go to www.piggestraffle.com, choose a charity (Hamilton County Special Olympics), and choose the quantity of pigs you’d like to adopt. Each pig is $5.00, not only does this enter you in the raffle, but all monies raised in the name of Hamilton County Special Olympics go directly to help our athletes! 2. Buy a Premier Savings booklet online! This coupon book has tons great deals, and a percentage of the proceeds come back to SOHC! Here’s the web address: https://www.entertainment.com/coupon/fundraising.jsp?FUNDRAISER_GROUP_ID=10587626-154394930 3. Go to the SOHC website, www.specialolympics-hc.org, and mail in a general donation! Click the DONATE tab on the top left of the page and under General Donations download our donation form! We appreciate your generosity! Without people like you we would not be able to provide athletic programing and training to our 1,800 athletes!

Published on 2014-12-03 15:47:07 GMT

WONDERFUL Wednesday continues! Do you know someone who works for one of these WONDERFUL companies? Come on down to Fountain Square today, July 9, at 12:00 and cheer them on as they compete in games such as "Late for Work Again Shuffle", "Playing Hooky", "Sales Pitch", "No Time for Breakfast", "Jumping through Hoops", and "Profit Squeezer. Thanks to all the teams participating: Bartlett and Company; Coca-Cola; Fifth Third Bank 1; Fifth Third Bank 2; Frisch’s; Frost Brown Todd LLC; Gardner Business Media; Horseshoe Cincinnati; Johnson Investment Counsel; Keating, Muething & Klekamp PLL; Kemba Credit Union 1; The Kroger Company; Links Unlimited; Macy’s; Nielsen; Procter & Gamble; The E.W.Scripps Company; Siemens Industry, Inc. 1; Siemens Industry, Inc. 2; Strauss Troy; Taft Stettinius, & Hollister; and UPS.

Published on 2014-07-09 00:38:11 GMT

It is a WONDERFUL Wednesday and we would like to thank our WONDERFUL Sponsors of the Cincinnati Corporate Olympics to benefit SOHC: Presenting Sponsor - Fifth Third Bank; Patron Sponsors: Macy's and Xavier University; Game Sponsors: Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, UPS; Food Sponsors: Castellini's, Culligan and LaRosa's. Thanks to Messer Construction for the use of the cones! Come on down to Fountain Square at 12:00 and cheer on the 22 teams competing in some crazy games for SOHC.

Published on 2014-07-09 00:31:03 GMT

Special Olympics Hamilton County/Harrison Network/Whitewater Crossing Christian Church are partnering together again to form a Recreational Program for individuals with SPECIAL NEEDS for the summer. We have plenty of volunteers to run the program, now we need the athletes to attend the program! This will be a 3 week summer program. It will be Tues., July 8 – 15 – 22 at Whitewater Crossing Christian Church (5771 SR 128, Cleves, OH). Each week there will be fun activities such as: kickball, corn hole, wiffle ball, parachute games – just to name a few. The program will be outside. In case of rain we will go inside. So come on out rain or shine! There will be 2 sessions: (If we do not get enough for 2 sessions, we will take down to one – we will notify you on Tues. morning if we are going to 1 session). Session 1 -- 8 – 15 yr. olds -- 6:00 – 6:50 p.m. Session 2 -- 16 & older – 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. If you are interested in this program, PLEASE call - 271-2606 or e-mail- smithj@zoomtown.com – we want to see how many we have in order to make a decision if it should be 1 or 2 sessions. Please give: Athletes name and session they will attend.