FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : March 15, 2022
TEXAS - Special Olympics Texas has announced that Pinch A Penny is the Official Presenting Sponsor of the 2022 Summer Games. The event will be held at Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas on May 12th-15th. This highly-anticipated event will host hundreds of coaches and volunteers in support of the competing athletes. The Summer Games offers the opportunity for participating athletes to compete in sports such as track and field, cycling, soccer, tennis, and FUNdamental sports. The event will also host Special Olympics Texas’ Breakfast with Champions, the Athlete Leadership Summit, an LETR Press Conference, and opening ceremonies.
Pinch A Penny, America’s Largest Retail Pool Supply and Service Franchise, prides itself on supporting nonprofit organizations that promote pool and swim safety. They have partnered with Special Olympics Texas for several years and were the Presenting Sponsor of Summer Games back in 2019. Pinch A Penny’s Vice President of Marketing, Kendall Large, states “Pinch A Penny is proud to partner with Special Olympics Texas for the 4th consecutive year and is excited to be a Presenting Sponsor of the upcoming 2022 Summer Games.” Kendall added, “We continue to be amazed and inspired by the hard work and dedication that it takes for these great athletes to make it to the Games. On behalf of the nearly 265 locally-owned Pinch A Penny stores, including a growing number here in the state of Texas, I’d like to wish all of the competing athletes the best of luck. Go for Gold!”
"As a partner, Pinch A Penny started small and locally, and over time, they have fallen in love with our athletes. They ensure our athletes have every opportunity, and they're truly a community-oriented organization supporting inclusion” says Special Olympics Texas CEO Tim Martin. “As we know, this relationship has and continues to grow as Pinch A Penny has grown into a premier example of the meaning of continued support, and we look forward to many more years of unwavering support.”
Special Olympics Texas and Pinch A Penny both hope to serve the movement towards inclusion by supporting SOTX athletes and their experience at Summer Games.
About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect. SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646. Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.