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Mar 24, 2014 5:22 PM

Special Olympics Louisiana needs to raise $100,000

Special Olympics Louisiana has selected 16 athletes, 10 unified partners and 8 coaches from the Acadiana Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. Overall, 56 athletes, 24 unified partners and 21 coaches from the entire state of Louisiana were chosen to attend. The games will be held June 14 to 21, 2014 in New Jersey. However, Special Olympics Louisiana needs to raise $100,000 to send the entire delegation to USA Games where it costs approximately $1,000 to send each attendee.

There are nearly 3,500 athletes and 1,000 coaches and delegates from all 50 states expected to attend and compete in the 2014 USA Games. About 70,000 family, friends, and spectators are anticipated to attend. For more information about the USA Games, or to donate visit our website at www.laso.org or contact us at 1-800-345-6644.

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