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Special Olympics World Games Kick Off & Giveaway!

Special Olympics World Games Kick Off & Giveaway!

Since 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated athletes of all kinds and strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people. The 2015 Special Olympics World Games Opening Ceremonies kick off this Saturday, July 25 in Los Angeles! 7,000 athletes from over 177 countries will compete in this inspiring event.

In honor of this year’s Special Olympics World Games, a series of murals have been painted by artists as part of Toyota's "Share the Journey" campaign.  These beautiful murals feature Special Olympics athletes and celebrate their joy and courage. We’d love for you to watch and then share one of the videos below. If you share one of the videos on Twitter you will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card.

To enter our giveaway:

Click here to Tweet: "#ShareTheJourney & Celebrate the Special Olympics World Games w/ @Toyota.  Watch this inspiring video: bit.ly/1Dzr5M3 #entry" 

or, Click here to Tweet: "See an amazing mural created to celebrate the Special Olympics World Games: bit.ly/1HMp6YC #ShareTheJourney w/ @Toyota #entry"

Not on Twitter? You can also enter by commenting on this blog post to tell us the name of one of the athletes or icons painted in one of the murals in the videos below.

 

Tune in to ESPN coverage of the Special Olympics World Games from July 25 through August 2.  You can also cheer on your hometown heros by clicking here and sharing on your social channels to support the Special Olympics World Games athletes.

This giveaway is open through August 2, 2015 to USA residents at least 18 years of age. No purchase necessary.

 

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  • annemaeanne By annemaeanne
    07.24.15  

    Martin Luther King, Jr is one of the icons painted in the wall mural.

  • JustMissAsh By JustMissAsh
    07.24.15  

    I work daily, as a job coach, with people with disabilities. Many of them participate in the Special Olympics too. I am so proud of them and all that they do. I love this organization. It's so inspiring and heart warming to see athletes like Laura Cook and Dustin Plunkett.

  • thisgirl2014 By thisgirl2014
    07.24.15  

    I am so proud of all of the people they are great and I wish them all the best.Martin Luther King is one of many greats painted on the wall.

  • plong22 By plong22
    07.24.15  

    Fantastic ! Martin Luther King is one.

  • coveyc By coveyc
    07.24.15  

    John F. Kennedy

  • Maritza2387 By Maritza2387
    07.24.15  

    Martin Luther King Jr. Is one of the great icons who has painted on the wall mural.

  • carolay By carolay
    07.24.15  

    great MLK Is one of the photos

  • mcelroy1 By mcelroy1
    07.24.15  

    Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the icons painted in the wall mural.

  • smorgan By smorgan
    07.24.15  

    Mohammad Ali is one of the greatest! He's one of the icons on the mural.

  • love2lovemykids By love2lovemykids
    07.24.15  

    Ramon Hooper... Great athletes and inspiring people at these games!!

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