COLUMBUS – ADM recently donated $2,000 to the Columbus Special Olympics, to help with housing, transportation, and food.
The money is a needed asset, as the Columbus Special Olympics team heads to the regional and state meets.
Columbus Special Olympics Head of Delegation Kay Snyder says, “Columbus Special Olympics provides training in bowling, bocce, basketball, track and field, flag football, softball and golf for our 60 athletes that have developmental disabilities. This training is provided by volunteer coaches who have taken coaching classes through Special Olympics Nebraska and NSAA , Coaches strive to teach the athletes to do their best and encourage them to achieve their goals. It is not if you win but how you play the game.”
The Donation was given to through the ADM Cares program, which directs funds towards initiatives and organizations that drive social, economic, and environmental progress, says a press release.