April 20 OVER THE EDGE, ATLANTA
This one is for those that would rather get their adrenaline rushes from watching others take all the risks – Over the Edge is a brand new event for SOGA that has brave participants rappelling down a building. Volunteers are needed to help with the day’s activities – and we promise not to send you “Over the Edge!”
May 17 – 19 STATE SUMMER GAMES, ATLANTA
We need Fan s in the Stands volunteers for Summer Games!!! Over 2,000 SOGA athletes come to Emory University to compete in athletics, aquatics, flag football, gymnastics, badminton, soccer, table tennis, tennis and volleyball. Come out to cheer them on!!
June 1 – 8 BICYCLE RIDE ACROSS GEORGIA – BAINBRIDGE to ST. MARYS (tentative)
Over 1,000 cyclists from around the globe are taking a tour of Georgia – on their BIKES! – and they need help along the way with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Help refresh, feed and cheer on these cyclists along their weeklong journey by volunteering as a rest stop volunteer. Exact city dates will be posted online.
June TBA COPS ON DOUGHNUT SHOPS, Athens, Atlanta, Buford, Commerce, Duluth, Lilburn, Marietta, Roswell
Who doesn’t love a Krispy Kreme doughnut? Cops all over the state will sit on Krispy Kreme donut shops to raise funds for SOGA and they need your help. Help raise awareness, collect donations, entertain those cops and maybe snag a doughnut or two…
June TBA DUCK DERBY TAGGING PARTY, ATLANTA
Challenge: Over 1,000 rubber ducks need to be tagged with a racing number – do you accept this challenge?
June 21 DUCK DERBY, MARIETTA
Some race horses, others race greyhounds but at SOGA we like to race rubber ducks! This one is a fun one – volunteers are needed at Six Flags White Water to help with the race and help scoop those ducks out of the water. WARNING: You WILL get wet!
August 23 – 25 STATE MASTER’S BOWLING TOURNAMENT, WARNER ROBINS
Love bowling? We have a whole weekend of bowling for you! Volunteers are needed to help assist athletes on bowling lanes and hand out awards. And we still need your help even if you don’t love bowling.
October 11 – 13 STATE HORSE SHOW, GAINESVILLE
Love horses? We got them. Volunteer for Special Olympics Georgia’s most unique state competition that features a lot of horses… and you don’t have to have any experience with horses to volunteer.
October 11 -13 STATE FALL GAMES, DALTON
The fall games return to beautiful Dalton for its third and final year. Over 1,500 SOGA athletes compete in bocce, cycling, long distance running / walking, golf and softball.
November TBA BOB BUSSE GOLF CLASSIC, ATLANTA
SOGA will once again proudly host the annual Bob Busse Golf Tournament, held at the Cherokee Town and Country Club. Volunteers must be 21 or over to volunteer
For more information, please contact:
770-414-9390 ext. 120