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Athlete Spotlight

Charlie Phillips

"I'm a beast!"

Athlete Info
Age24
HometownSavannah
SOMO Career6 years
SportsPowerlifting, basketball, flag football
What do you love about Special Olympics?To make new friends and play sports with them
Mike Lowry
Volunteer Spotlight

Mike Lowry

"Through sports we give the individual an opportunity to belong to a wider community and experience success through personal accomplishment."

Volunteer Info
Age70
HometownSugar Creek
Years as a Volunteer27 years
What advice do you have for other volunteers?My advice is to learn how to see things through the outlook of the athletes and to remember our athletes will teach you about life.
Anything else to share about yourself?I like to make things to donate to SOMO fundraisers from glass work to golf clubs.

SOMO News & Updates

A volunteer pours smoothies for a group of athletes watching on

Selection Camp, celebration on tap

Two historic events converge Saturday, June 26, at Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Training for Life Campus at 305 Special Olympics Drive in Jefferson City.

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid speaks to a crowd of Special Olympics Missouri supporters on June 10 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid pointed to the resilience of Special Olympics athletes, then called on a crowd of some 300 people to “step up and step out” to support Special Olympics Missouri Thursday night at “An Evening With Andy Reid” at Arrowhead Stadium.

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