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[10 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on ESPN and Disney Team Up with Special Olympics for Two-Year Global Initiative | ]
ESPN and Disney Team Up with Special Olympics for Two-Year Global Initiative

Disney and ESPN recently announced a new two-year global initiative with Special Olympics. The initiative aims to unite people with and without intellectual disabilities thought the Special Olympics Unified Sports program.
The two companies – Disney and ESPN – have a 30-year commitment to Special Olympics and this new partnership includes a multi-million dollar financial and in-kind investment that supports Special Olympics’ goal of registering one million Unified Sports participants by 2015.
The Unified Sports participants will include athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities), teammates (individuals without intellectual disabilities), and coaches.
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