I'm leaving the R-Word in the dust for Special Olympics Virginia!
Thank you for visiting my personal fundraising page. On October 22nd I'll be joining local law enforcement as we hit the pavement for Special Olympics Virginia. I'll be running 1 mile as a pledge against the derogatory use of the R-Word. Please support my efforts!
Spread the Word to End the Word(tm) is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and our supporters to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word "retard(ed)" and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word.
The campaign, created by youth, is intended to engage schools organizations and communities to rally and pledge their support at