KMMG donates $25,000 to Special Olympics Georgia, Special Olympics Troup County

Published 5:10 pm Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc. recently donated $25,000 to Special Olympics Georgia and Special Olympics Troup County to assist the athletes during their games.

In Troup County,  where KMMG is located, the funds helped the team travel to Atlanta for the state games at Emory University, funded a local Special Olympics event, and assisted with purchasing equipment.

“This is one of the most worthy organizations we have donated to,” said Stuart C. Countess, chief administrative officer of KMMG. 

“We were honored to partner with Special Olympics to help these outstanding athletes achieve their goals.”

More than 2,000 athletes competed in the Special Olympic games May 17-18 at Emory University. 

Locally, the Troup County Special Olympics took place May 15.