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Organization Number: 23-7099756|
Organization Name: Special Olympics Connecticut
Address: 2666 State Street
Address: Suite 1
State / Province: CT
Zip / Post Code: 06517
Country: United States
Phone: 203-230-1201 Ext: 240
Organization Email: Mail@soct.org
Website Address: http://www.soct.org
Detailed Description: Since 1969, Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) has provided year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with mental retardation through local, area, regional and state programs.
Currently, 7,300 athletes and 10,000 volunteers are involved with SOCT programs statewide.
To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for individuals with mental retardation by 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.