Giving individuals with IDD an equal opportunity to pursue employment will help make our communities more inclusive.
NORTH BAY VILLAGE, FLA. (WSVN) – A member of the Best Buddies organization has been sworn in as a North Bay Village city official.
At Tuesday’s city commission meeting, the city swore in Colleen Moriarty as their new City Administration Clerk.
2019 Best Buddies Friendship Walk in South Florida Raises a Record-Breaking $600,000 for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Miami, April 2, 2019 — On Saturday March 16th, Best Buddies International hosted its 9th annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida at Maurice A Ferré Park in Downtown Miami. More than 3,000 people attended the Friendship Walk and the event raised over $600,000 in total donations, a record for the organization!
MIAMI (WSVN) – Hundreds of people woke up early this weekend to spend a day with some very special friends at the annual Best BuddiesFriendship Walk in Downtown Miami.
The excitement took over Maurice A. Ferré Park near 10th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, Saturday morning.
Miami, FL, February 25, 2019 — Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Maurice A Ferré Park in Downtown Miami.
When Carolina attended one of her Special Olympics swimming classes back in 2017, little did she know that her […]
To celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we are excited to launch the organization’s newest program, Best Buddies Living. Best Buddies is elevating our mission to meet the significant need for inclusion by establishing a residential living experience for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their peers.
Best Buddies Jobs Participant John Masterson Named as Part of Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom’s Transition Team
December 2018, SACRAMENTO— California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom announced the addition of two top-level policy experts to his incoming Administration and his first reappointment from the Brown Administration.
22nd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Le Cirque de la Nuit and Hublot Best Buddies Challenge: Miami Raise $2.8 million to Support Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
MIAMI, FL., November 19, 2018 – Nearly 700 people attended the 22nd Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Le Cirque de la Nuit at Mana Wynwood, Florida on Friday, November 16. The star-studded event raised $2.8 million in total donations for Best Buddies International.
MIAMI (WSVN) – Participants of the Hublot Best Buddies Challenge ended their exhausting day with a night out in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood.
Best Buddies kicked off its annual gala at Mana Wynwood with many celebrities on hand, Friday night.