Fundraiser Helps Support SONV Programs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Bowl for the Gold. Lace up those bowling shoes because Bowl for the Gold is back! Participants can register as an individual ($50) or as a team ($200). Registration includes three games of bowling, and food and non-alcoholic beverages courtesy of the Snack Shack. SONV athletes will be on hand to help cheer each team on.  

In addition to supporting the organization’s sports, education, athlete leadership training, and health programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities, donations raised during the event will assist SONV in it’s efforts to establish an independently run chapter in Nevada. While all fundraising dollars support athletes in Nevada, SONV is currently under the umbrella of Special Olympics Northern California.

For more information or to register for Bowl for the Gold, please visit For sponsorship information, please contact Allyce Pierson at   

WHEN:            1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 

                        *Participant check-in begins at noon  

WHERE:           Strike Zone Bowling Center at Sunset Station  

                        1301 W Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014

SOCIAL:           Please tag SONV’s respective social media accounts including @sonevada.

About Special Olympics Nevada 

SONV is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities through sports, education, leadership, and athlete health. The 501(c)3 nonprofit organization offers free year-round training and competition programs for 2,694 athletes who compete in more than 14 competitions in 7 sports annually. Within the Community Sports Program and the Schools Partnership Program, SONV is encouraging the growth of Unified Sports®, bringing together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to play as teammates. In a typical year, SONV impacts more than 21,283 students by promoting inclusion on school campuses. SONV is also committed to improving the overall health and well-being of individuals with intellectual disabilities through Healthy Athletes events, offering screenings and services free of charge. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the organization was able to convert its programing to virtual platforms to keep people with intellectual disabilities healthy and safe. SONV relies on the support of 1,670 volunteers and funding from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations. More information may be found by visiting and following on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @SONevada.