April 29, 2014 > Fundraising event for Special Olympics
Fundraising event for Special Olympics
Submitted By Officer Jeff Neithercutt, Newark PD
On June 8, 2014 several Newark Police Officers will be riding bicycles with hundreds of people who will be pedaling on a bike ride to raise funds for Special Olympics. NPD is asking family, friends and co-workers to make a monetary pledge on their behalf. Can we count on you to help?
Special Olympics provides year round sports training and competition opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. But it is so much more than a sports program. It is training for life, empowering these individuals with self-confidence and self-esteem that carries over into their every day lives. What is most amazing is that Special Olympics is free to all 16,000 Special Olympics athletes in Northern California!
The opportunities Special Olympics provides to people with intellectual disabilities is truly commendable which is why we want to show our support by being a part of the Bike the Bridges Ride. The funds we, and others, will raise will go a long way to ensure that Special Olympics continues to enrich the lives of the intellectually disabled children and adults in our community for many years to come.
Thank you so much for your support. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of these amazing athletes!