About The Cause

Special Olympics Kern County is a nonprofit organization that empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Events like Golf Fore Kids, enables over 850 Kern County athletes to participate in the year round training and athletic competition provided by Special Olympics Kern County.

The Mission and Vision of the Special Olympics

The mission of Special Olympics Southern California is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

The vision is to promote acceptance, inclusion, and well-being for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.

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