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Special Olympics

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After the Department of Education announced it would be cutting the $18 million budget for Special Olympics programs in schools, the nonprofit organization rallied supporters to contact their lawmakers and voice their opposition to this budget cut. Within a day, advocates sent more than 50,000 emails, tweets, and phone calls to their lawmakers in support of the Special Olympics. The next day, the White House announced that it would retain the funding for the program.

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