CARBONDALE — Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Region K provides programming for people in Alexander, Clay, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White and Williamson counties.

If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity, this link will have the pertinent information on the opportunities available, and what you need to do to help out.

Here we will spotlight the athletes, the competitions, and the volunteers as well as the fundraising events that help support Region K.

Buddy Bass Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Region K — Posted June 3, 2020

Are you ready to take the Plunge? — Posted February 25, 2020

Mt. Vernon’s 6th Annual Fans in the Stands game — Posted February 11, 2020

11th Annual Girls Indoor Winter Fast Pitch Softball Tournament — Posted January 16, 2020