Ways to give

Special Olympics Ottawa is a nonprofit Organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sport. Your generosity allows us to offer programs and resources to special needs athletes in the Ottawa community and positively impacts the lives of these athletes. Your support means the world to us! 

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Donations allow us to provide the programs, mentorship and resources required by our athletes, coaches, and volunteers and will impact the lives of thousands of individuals of all ages with intellectual disabilities from across Canada.


Donate your time - become a Special Olympics Ottawa volunteer! We rely on volunteers at all levels of our organization to ensure that every athlete is offered a quality sports training and competition experience.



Sign up for an event, donate to a team or set up your own fundraiser! Your contributions go a long way in helping us offer quality sport opportunities to athletes with an intellectual disability in the Ottawa area.

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Sponsor an athlete

Help fund a Special Olympics athlete’s journey to a regional, provincial, national or world competition. The cost of sending athletes to competitions is high. Through this program, more athletes are able to attend a competition through direct support.