Grantee Spotlight: Special Olympics Minnesota

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March 21st, 2018

Special Olympics Minnesota is a nonprofit organization that offers sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization offers 17 Olympic-style sports; 90 state, region and area-level competitions; leadership programs; and health initiatives to more than 8,100 participants annually. For 17 years, Delta Dental of Minnesota has supported this wonderful organization, giving more than $300,000 since 2000 to support their Special Smiles program. Special Smiles provides free dental screenings, oral health education and referrals to individuals and their families at hosted events throughout the year.

Special Olympics Minnesota continues to do exceptional work throughout the state, and Delta Dental of Minnesota is honored to be a supporter of their efforts. To learn more about Special Olympics Minnesota, visit