Pinch A Penny Named Presenting Sponsor of 2021 Summer Games


SAN ANTONIO - Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) officially announced Pinch a Penny as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2021 Summer Games, September 19-22, 2021. The 2021 Summer Games will be held Sept. 19-22 and hosted for the second time in a row by Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio—Inclusion City, USA. The four-day gathering, which is Special Olympic Texas’ largest competition of the year, is free and open to the public. SOTX athletes will participate in one of five sports: athletics (track & field), cycling, gymnastics, soccer or tennis. They will be supported by more than a hundred coaches and thousands of volunteers from across the state.

Pinch A Penny, America's Largest Franchised Retail Pool Supply and Service Company, gives you the answers, tools, and products you need to make your pool care routine go swimmingly. Pinch A Penny prides itself on supporting nonprofit organizations that provide national programming or services addressing swim safety, competitive swimming and promoting fitness in the pool.

“We are proud of the partnership we’ve formed with Special Olympics Texas over the past 3 years and look forward to being a part of this year’s highly-anticipated Summer Games,” said Kendall Large, Vice President of Marketing for Pinch A Penny. “With over 20 franchised locations throughout the great state of Texas, our locally-owned Pinch A Penny stores are committed to supporting the families, friends and neighbors we serve – and Special Olympics Texas is an integral part of each and every one of these communities.”
“We’d also like to wish the athletes best of luck as they prepare for the Games,” Kendall added. “Their unparalleled determination, courage and sportsmanship continues to be an inspiration to all of us at Pinch A Penny.”

"Special Olympics Texas is extremely appreciative of the ever-growing relationship with Pinch A Penny.  They are a truly great partner that creates many opportunities for the Athletes to achieve their goals" said Special Olympics Texas CEO Tim Martin. Nia Simmons, Special Olympics Texas Corporate Relations Director added, ​“We are ecstatic to see our Relationship with Pinch a Penny grow from a local swim sponsor to joining the Summer games in this capacity. Working with a company who understands how we are evolving and how we are bringing true value to our community, through programs, is what we strive to achieve with all relationships.” 

Both Pinch A Penny and Special Olympics Texas look forward to serving Texas athletes and growing this relationship. 

About Pinch A Penny
Pinch A Penny Pool Patio & Spa is your headquarters for pool and spa supplies & chemicals, chlorine tablets & shock products, toys, floats & swim gear, swimming pool pumps, motors & filters, automatic pool cleaners, pool heating systems, above-ground swimming pools and other swimming pool accessories. Franchise opportunities available in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi with limited opportunities available in Florida, Georgia & Alabama. Pinch A Penny® is a registered trademark of Pinch A Penny, Inc. All other indicated registered ® trademarks are the property of the respective owners and the use hereof does not imply their approval or endorsement of Pinch A Penny® products.

For more information on Special Olympics Summer Games 2021 and how to register or volunteer, please visit

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 or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas;;