Partnership with Daymark Living brings Best Buddies Jobs to Waxahachie, Texas.
Best Buddies Month 2017
Chevron Corporation in Houston partnered with Best Buddies to host a virtual workshop series for individuals with IDD.
Hi! I’m Annemarie Carrigan and I’d really want you to know that Best Buddies is a really important part of my life and it has helped me through a lot of emotional and stressful situations…
Geoffrey’s love for math and skill with numbers made him the perfect candidate for Lightbourn Equipment Company.
“Andre and I are really into watching movies, in particular, superhero movies…”
“Being positive is the key to my existence and everyone has a struggle that they want to overcome. I do not want my cerebral palsy to define me.”
Daniel was one of the first participants in the Best Buddies Tennessee Jobs program in 2015, and listed his dream job in an office setting, with a focus on tech work. After several interviews, he found a full-time position at Verus Healthcare as a medical equipment technician.
Carolyn and Haley’s friendship is unique in more ways than just its beginnings as a natural friendship. The two have a bond that is absolutely beautiful to watch, attending concerts and sporting events together, and having girl’s nights and sleepovers regularly.
“I thought that signing up for this program would mean I was making a difference in someone else’s life, but she’s made a difference in mine and has shown me what it means to truly be someone’s best buddy!”
“Having Autism has changed my life. People didn’t want to be my friend. I felt segregated from my school community. Today, however, my life, my experiences with Best Buddies, and my experiences with my school community have been changing for the better.”