Bank of America Extends 2015 Special Olympics World Games Support

July 31, 2014

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced today it will provide $5 million to support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles (LA2015), sale cheap building on a partnership between Bank of America and Special Olympics that has spanned more than 30 years. Bank of America joins Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Mattel and Toyota as an Official Partner.

“Special Olympics has had an immeasurable impact on countless individuals and families around the world,” said Anne Finucane, Bank of America global chief strategy and marketing officer and a member of the Special Olympics Board of Directors. “Colleagues have inspired our employees through their participation as athletes and volunteers, embodying the Shriver legacy of empowerment and inclusiveness.”

“Working with long-standing partners like Bank of America, which offer not only financial support, but also a shared commitment to people with intellectual disabilities, is essential to the success of the World Games,” said Patrick McClenahan, president and CEO of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. “It’s refreshing to see our partners go above and beyond through volunteerism, employment opportunities and other critical initiatives.”