Duval County

Did You Know

  • Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults 8 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Our athletes are also invited to participate in Athlete Leadership and Healthy Athletes programs.
  • We currently offer 12 sports.
  • We serve 1,513 athletes throughout Duval County.
  • Over 800 people from our community give their time to volunteer each year.

Happening Now

Mark your calendars. Our athletes are busy! Contact us for more information.

  • December 31 – January 21: Publix Torch Campaign – #LightTheTorch at your local Publix by donating at the register!
  • Week of January 16: Summer Games Training Programs begin (Athletics, Bocce, Soccer & Tennis), Various Locations Be an Athlete
  • March 4: County Summer Games, Atlantic Coast High School Register to Volunteer
  • March 11: Polar Plunge, Jacksonville Beach Register to Volunteer
  • April 8: Area 5 Summer Games, Atlantic Coast High School Register to Volunteer

How to Donate Directly to Special Olympics Florida – Duval County

Our program is made possible through the generosity of individuals, civic clubs, businesses and corporations both local and across the nation. Our athletes participate in our program at no cost; therefore, without volunteers and donations, the program would not exist.

We accept donations in the form of checks and money orders; or items such as water, food, transportation, office supplies, and shoes for our athletes.

If you would like to make a donation, contact us at (904) 307-4221 or mail it to:

Special Olympics Florida – Duval County
PO Box 350099
Jacksonville, FL 32235

Your generous donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your continued support.