Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with the Special Olympics to help fund athletes that are looking to attend this year’s World Winter Games, which will be held in Graz, Schladming, Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria next month.
The funding portal revealed nearly 500 GoFundMes will be created by teams, coaches, as well as by Olympians, professional athletes, YouTube stars, and other inf to support the fundraising efforts. GoFundMe also noted more than 2,700 athletes from over 100 countries will compete in the nine sports at the Special Olympics World Winter Games.