Special Olympics Florida announced that Procter and Gamble (P&G) is the recipient of its 2017 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Award.
“P&G is a company that truly values the mission of Special Olympics Florida and seeks to make our state and world a place of inclusion and respect for people of all abilities,"Te di Sherry Wheelock, president and CEO of Special Olympics Florida. “Their support and engagement for almost 40 years has made a major impact in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and helped our organization to grow to serve more than 41,000 Special Olympics athletes here in Florida.”
P&G will be recognized with the award at the Special Olympics Florida Champions’ Gala. Shriver Prim nan Enis Kennedy soti nan Special Olympics Florid se prezante nan yon moun oswa yon konpayi ki te jwe yon wòl nan avanse vizyon an nan fondatè charite a, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Ms. Shriver te yon pyonye nan lit la atravè lemond pou dwa ak akseptasyon pou moun ki gen andikap entelektyèl.
Depi 1980, P&G has raised charitable contributions exceeding $40 million nationwide for Special Olympics through their partnership with Publix Super Markets. P&G donates portions of redeemed coupons in their brandSAVER® and offers special coupons during the Special Olympics campaign at Publix Super Markets each January.
Anplis de sa, P&G supports Special Olympics Unified Sports (where people with and without intellectual disabilities play together on the same team and playing field) through several initiatives including Play Unified sports camps with professional athletes, Olympics espesyal atlèt (individuals with an intellectual disability), and Unified partners (individuals without an intellectual disability). P&G employees also regularly volunteer at Special Olympics Florida sporting events.
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver Award presentation will take place at the Special Olympics Florida Champions’ Gala. The event will feature fine dining, ap viv amizman, celebrity guests, ak plis ankò.
Ki sa ki: Gala Olympics espesyal Florid chanpyon '
Ki kote: Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, 10100 Dream Tree Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. 32836
Lè: Oktòb 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Contact Vanessa Maceira at 352-243-9536 to learn more and purchase individual tickets or sponsor a table.