holds special Olympics for the kids
Lasallian community welcomed 400 special kids who participated
in the mini-Olympics held at the DLSU-M Football Field on
Organized by the Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA)
through the Lasallian Outreach and Volunteer Effort, For the
Kids 2002 (FTK 2002) carried the theme, “Si Ate, si Kuya,
Kasama Ko—Ang Saya!” Volunteers from the faculty, staff, and
students were given the opportunity to reach out to special
kids who have physical, mental, and developmental disabilities.
The program sought to enhance the physical activities of these
children through sports like basketball, running, and walking.
The kids were also treated to some parlor games such as sack
race, newspaper dance, obstacle course and other interactive
games. FTK 2002 serves as a venue for healthy competition
and interaction among special children and members of the
What started out as a supplementary activity of COSCA and
the Physical Education Department in 1986, with some 50 kids
participating, has grown to become the biggest socio-event
in the university.
This year marks FTK’s 12th year, serving thousands of special
children and Lasallians who have connected and enjoyed the
games together through the years.