Words are powerful and can cut us deep, that’s why there’s Best Buddies. Through friendship, we give more than 1.1 million people with and without intellectual and…
Best Buddies Month 2017
They say you never forget your prom, right? Well, country star Hunter Hayes made the prom a little more memorable for one young lady by making her wish come true…
Presenting Sponsors are WSVN Channel 7, Celebrity Cruises and Gilda Miami, Florida, Feb. 20, 2018— Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida on Saturday, March 17 at Museum Park in Downtown Miami.
Inclusion benefits everyone Sin City is known for singers, dancers, magicians, card deal ers, celebrity chefs and Elvis impersonators, but the real stars of The Strip keep a lower profile. The next time you pump iron at Bellagio Las Vegas for a meeting, you might be greeted by the friendly face of Paul Brooks (pictured right), a gym attendant at the hotel’s fitness center. He is part of the Best Buddies Jobs program.
The 2017 Best Buddies Friendship Walk (BBFW) allows us to support and build our programs right here in Tennessee, but we can’t do it without your participation. Fundraising can be intimidating, so we’re here to help with three simple steps to get you started and on your way to your goal!
Alka and I were matched in a Best Buddies friendship two years ago and have been great friends ever since!
Last week, Wheelock College Best Buddies celebrated #BestBuddiesMonth by holding a Spread the Word to End the Word event, aiming to decrease the use of the R-word. In this student-produced video, hear from students and their buddies about what the event and the program mean to them.
Friendships can be a struggle for many people, but I have had no struggles maintaining a strong bond with John.
On March 12, 2017 Riverdale Country High School came together to host their 5th Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball.
On Friday March 3, 2017 the Suffolk University’s chapter of Best Buddies held their “Spread the Word to End the Word” event in the Sargent Hall Function Room. “Spread the Word to End the Word” is a campaign advocated by Best Buddies and the Special Olympics that aims at raising awareness and to educate people