More than 600 athletes with special needs–including students at Sandy Springs' Woodland Elementary School–need funds for training and to attend competitions.
The Fulton County Schools Special Olympics program is running a capital campaign to raise money to pay for training and competitions held throughout the school year. Athletes in the Fulton County Schools program train for and compete in bowling; bocce; softball; volleyball; basketball; tennis and athletics.
Special Olympians from ; Holcomb Bridge; ; Elkins Point; ; Roswell High School; Centennial High School; ; Sweet Apple; ; , Mimosa; Abbott's Hill; Lake Windward Elementary and train for eight weeks prior to each competition.
To make a donation or to purchase a T-shirt; hat or rubber bracelet, email Maureen Wales.