Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life. What began in 1993 as a one-day event has become a month-long celebration of the Best Buddies mission. 2017 marks our 28th Anniversary, and we want you to celebrate the impact our friendship, jobs, and leadership development programs have had on your life.
(via Little Rock Family) When Caitlyn Fite began classes at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, part of her scholarship program required participation in an on-campus organization. She was immediately drawn to Best Buddies, a relatively new nonprofit in Arkansas that pairs typical and non-typical students in friendships.
Bree and Caitlyn are an awesome buddy pair from Little Rock, Arkansas. They enjoy laughter through their friendship and show what inclusion means to those with and without intellectual disabilities. Bree and Caitlyn met through the Best Buddies UALR Chapter and have been having tons of fun since that moment. […]
Check out Best Buddies Arkansas on Channel KARK4 News promoting inclusion and spreading the word about Best Buddies Arkansas!
JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Christmas came early for a group of students at Valley View High School. Reveal Day was held Wednesday at Valley View High School for a new program called Best Buddies Arkansas. Best Buddies Arkansas is a program designed to form partnerships between special needs students […]
Valley View high school welcomes “Best Buddies Arkansas”!
Since joining Best Buddies, Rees Hogue looks forward to getting to know his buddy, Erika better. “I love and have an artistic passion towards technology and think it will improve even more through Best Buddies. I heard about Best Buddies through my mom, Dana and my friend Tristan Winters. I […]