Meet Mary Joy Sioson
“Since enrolling in a new school and joining Best Buddies my life has changed for the better. I feel empowered and strong enough to help stop bullying! I am no longer bullied and I hang out with friends who make me happy. My friends have my back, they don’t talk behind it.
“As a Best Buddies Ambassador, I want to help others and stop bullying. Everyone is beautiful. That’s the way they are. This is the way I am. Thank you for letting me tell my story. Thank you for listening. Thank you to my teachers, friends, and family.”
(Excerpt from a speech by buddy Ambassador Mary. She joined Best Buddies in 2011.)