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Statement by Special Olympics New York president & CEO Stacey Hengsterman on state budget support

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Tue, Apr 2nd 2019 01:45 pm

Special Olympics New York President and CEO Stacey Hengsterman issued the following statement: “Special Olympics New York is thankful to the governor for fully funding the state’s annual $1.1 million commitment, and restoring the $50,000 for the Unified Champion Schools program. Special Olympics New York is grateful to the governor for his generous support during a difficult budget year.”

Special Olympics New York is the largest state chapter in the country, serving nearly 68,000 athletes across New York with year-round sports training, athletic competition and health screenings. The organization also partners with nearly 150 schools statewide to offer unified sports. All Special Olympics New York programs are offered at no cost to athletes, their families or caregivers. Learn more at www.specialolympicsNY.org.

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