Safeway

Working through its local Programs in the United States, Special Olympics is part of the Safeway Foundation’s annual customer fundraising campaign for people with disabilities. 

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Safeway has been a national supporter of Special Olympics since 2008.

History of Support

Each year Safeway, one of the United States’ leading retailers, dedicates a month to raising funds and awareness to help people with disabilities. In 2008 the Safeway Foundation designated Special Olympics as a beneficiary of its successful campaign. While the hallmark of the campaign is a $1 donation at checkout, the company also uses in-store broadcasts and video messages to customers and employees to share information about breakthroughs in research and new programs that help millions of people with disabilities in North America and around the world. As one of the leaders in hiring people with disabilities, Safeway has long embraced the philosophy that bring people with and without intellectual disabilities together, creates communities of respect and inclusion. To date, Safeway has raised and donated more than $140 million to support organizations including Special Olympics, Easter Seals and a range of other organizations that help people with disabilities live fuller, more independent lives.


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The Christmas Records TrustFunding Special Olympics work worldwide.Learn More »


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Annenberg FoundationSupports our goals for coaches’ excellence.Learn More »


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Bank of AmericaProud partner of Special Olympics.Learn More »


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Coca-ColaSpecial Olympics Founding Partner.Learn More »


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ESPNGlobal Presenting Sponsor of Unified Sports®.Learn More »


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EssilorOfficial global supplier of ophthalmic lenses.Learn More »


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Hear the WorldSupplies hearing aids to our athletes.Learn More »


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AIPSGlobal Impact Partner for Special Olympics.Learn More »


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Lions ClubSupports access to quality eye care.Learn More »


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MattelSupports Special Olympics Youth Programs.Learn More »


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MTM RecognitionSupplier of awards and medals for our athletes.Learn More »


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Perfect Sense DigitalSpecial Olympics' leading digital partner.Learn More »


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Procter & GambleCelebrating over 30 years of partnership with Special Olympics.Learn More »


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SafewayRaises funds and awareness for people with disabilities.Learn More »


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SàfiloSupplies optical frames and sunglasses.Learn More »


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UNICEFProvides greater inclusion of children with disabilities.Learn More »


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Y&RPowering our global youth marketing campaign.Learn more »


Special Olympics Blog

Bursting with Pride

"I’m looking forward to the day when Mary will become a Special Olympics Young Athlete. I cannot wait."read more »

Posted on 2014-07-25 by Ryan

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