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|Name:||Special Olympics Missouri|
|Address:||1001 Diamond Ridge, Suite 800 |
|Jefferson City, MO 65109-1486|
|Report Expiration Date:||August 3, 2016|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 1971|
|Principal:||Mark Musso, President & CEO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
"To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, 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."
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Through year round sports, Special Olympics Missouri improves the physical fitness and health of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Twenty-one Olympic-type sports offered, divisioned by age and ability-Athletes train for a sport for 8 weeks prior to a competition. Competition on local, area, district, state, national and international levels. More than 16,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities participate. Through year round sports, athletes gain the confidence to succeed in school, work and in their communities. Self confidence has increased in 87% of athlete survey respondents. Job performance has stayed the same or increased in 92% of athlete survey respondents. More than half of the athletes have jobs, compared to only 10% of the population with mental disabilities who are not in Special Olympics. Platform for building communities of acceptance and respect through the joy of sports.
For the year ended December 31, 2014, Special Olympics Missouri's program expenses were:
Fund raising costs were 19% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,736,054, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Special Olympics Missouri's audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014:
Report as of August 26, 2015 11:37
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