Non-Profit Spotlight: Special Olympics Alaska


Each month, GCI shines a spotlight on one of the Alaskan nonprofits we support to showcase the work they're doing to better our communities.

December—Special Olympics Alaska

Everyone deserves an opportunity to be embraced by a kind, fun, and inclusive community. Special Olympics Alaska strives to empower people with intellectual disabilities to discover new strengths,abilities,skills and success through the power of sports. We are proud to support the crucial work being done by Special Olympics Alaska to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people.

Special Olympics Alaska serves 2,000 athletes and offers Olympic-style individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities. Over the past two decades, Special Olympics has improved the health of people with ID around the world by collaborating with our athletes, health care providers, community organizations, universities, and governments.

Students of all abilities have the power to positively impact their school communities by promoting social inclusion. Special Olympics Unified Schools empowers youth and educators to be leaders of change.


Learn more


Reach our local office at 907-222-7625

Find them on Facebook and Instagram @SpecialOlympicsAlaska