National Grid extends deal with Special Olympics GB

September 16, 2010

The United Kingdom National Grid has extended its deal as the premier partner of Special Olympics Great Britain for a further three years, it has been announced.

Special Olympics Great Britain is the country’s largest sports organisation for athletes with learning disabilities.

The partnership began back in 2007 as part of National Grid’s community and employee programme.

As part of the extended agreement, National Grid will provide significant funding for Special Olympics Great Britain, as well as continuing to expand its employee volunteer programme.

The Special Olympics Great Britain team are due to take part in the Special Olympics Summer European Games in Warsaw, Poland, from 18 to 23 September.