Special Olympics Ontario

Special Olympics Ontario is committed to engaging children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability through all stages of their active lifestyle. PAHL Step Into Action is a project created to promote healthy active living to Special Olympics athletes and students across Ontario.  The project serves as a bridge to help attract new athletes to the movement while also enhancing the athlete’s abilities to invest in their overall health and wellbeing.

With a grant from GoodLife Kids Foundation 600 students ages 7 – 14, at 60 elementary schools across Ontario will be empowered to invest in their health and well-being by changing their perception and behavior toward physical activity.

The program will instill an attitude that physical wellness is a lifelong journey to be enjoyed. By showing students that being active can be fun, entertaining and creative, the students can take what they have learned and continue to lead a physically active and healthy life.

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Do you know of a charity that provides ongoing physical activity programming for children with disabilities? Applications are now open for our next round of grant funding. Eligible Canadian organizations can apply for up to $10,000! UPCOMING DEADLINE: August 25, 2017 Learn More and Apply: http://goodlifekids.com/grant-program/overview/

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