The Miracle League: A Model for Athletes with Disabilities

Many children grow up spending their weekends at a baseball field dreaming of hitting the game-winning home run, cheering on their teammates at bat, munching on a handful of sunflower seeds, and owning the stains on their clothes as badges of honor. But imagine having a deep-seated desire to participate in this dynamic sport, only… Read More

Kuni Foundation Donates $5 Million to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge

June 26, 2015 Good Friday Everyone, I’m pleased to share some thrilling news. Yesterday, the Wayne D. Kuni & Joan E. Kuni Foundation contributed $5 million to Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU) Knight Cancer Institute. The gift is dedicated to OHSU’s Knight Cancer Challenge to transform early detection and treatment of cancer and save countless… Read More

Special Olympics: A History

Every year, 4.4 million athletes over 170 countries are training and competing in 80,000 Olympic style summer and winter sporting events. Every two years, these special athletes advance to compete on the world’s stage. The Special Olympics is the world’s largest organization for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing training, opportunity and life-changing experiences for… Read More