Volunteers from Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America and Engel & VĂ¶lkers New York City participated in the Fall Invitational softball skills event organized by Special Olympics New York on Randallâ€™s Island Park, New York City.
â€śWe are proud to support Special Olympics and helping to raise awareness and funds,â€ť says Anthony Hitt, CEO Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America. â€śWe, as an organization benefit as well when we are able to join the local Programs and work with them in events like this to meet and support the athletes directly.â€ť
The athletes participated in the Fall Invitational competing in softball skills events including fielding, hitting, throwing and running.
Engel & VĂ¶lkers North Americaâ€™s participation in the event signifies its partnership and support for Special Olympics. Since announcing its sponsorship last March, Engel & VĂ¶lkers has raised upwards of $30,000 for the organization.
Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America is the first cause-marketing sponsor of the organizationâ€™s Play Unified campaign, which aims to inspire young people around the world to create more inclusive communities for people with and without intellectual disabilities.
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