Special Olympics World Games Kick Off & Giveaway!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 07.24.15
Special Olympics World Games Kick Off & Giveaway!
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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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  • mallgirl By mallgirl

    John F. Kennedy

  • minimeeh By minimeeh

    Mohammad Ali...

  • hnguyennc By hnguyennc

    Martin Luther King!

  • beckybopp By beckybopp

    Eunice Shriver - she dedicated her life to helping those with developmental disabilities

  • vintage2002 By vintage2002

    MLK is one of the people in the mural this is a fantastic cause

  • lilannie By lilannie

    Martin Luther King

  • hottma1970 By hottma1970

    JFK and MLKJr

  • FunnyGirl61 By FunnyGirl61

    John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King!

  • chrissie0578 By chrissie0578

    JFK is the greatest icon painted on the wall!

  • sonia23 By sonia23

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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