San Simeon, CA, September 11, 2018 – The 15th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented by Pepsi-Cola raised $5 million, thanks to the incredible commitment of Best Buddies supporters and the generosity of Steve and Barbara Hearst, with their personal gift of $1 million.
Shriver, 53, who founded the nonprofit program Best Buddies, which advocates for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, shared fond memories of his cousin, Christopher Lawford, who died from a heart attack at age 63 on Tuesday, as well as his aunt, Rosemary Kennedy, whose disability spurred the foundation of Best Buddies.
For the second time, luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot has partnered with Best Buddies—a nonprofit organization that works to help people with intellectual and development disabilities with creating friendship, employment and leadership training opportunities—to create a limited-edition timepiece, the Big Bang Unico Best Buddies Limited Edition.
September 6, 2018 [Woodside, CA] – Tonight, Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot unveiled its second limited-edition timepiece in partnership with Best Buddies, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
San Simeon, CA, September 4, 2018 – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that Steve Hearst and California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 15th Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle presented by Pepsi-Cola.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Cold Stone Creamery® (www.ColdStoneCreamery.com) is happy to announce the return of its nationwide Best Buddies International® Fundraising Promotion during the month of August in honor of its continued partnership with the Best Buddies organization, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Bloomington, Indiana July 26, 2018 – Over 2,300 student leaders, volunteers, and staff members from Best Buddies International programs around the world participated in the 29th Annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference: This Is Me on July 20-22 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
BOSTON, June 5, 2018 – This year, over 2,500 people participated in the 19th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port, a cycling, run and walk fundraiser from Boston to Hyannis Port, on June 2-3. The Challenge raised $6 million in total donations for Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Under the Friday night lights of Harvard Stadium, a football game finished with a final score of 112-112, but the final score didn’t matter much to the athletes competing on the field. It was all smiles throughout the game, and though competitive, the football game was about much more than a win, loss or tie.
BOSTON (WHDH) – Thousands of area residents took part in the Best Buddies Challenge bike ride Saturday, an annual charity event that wraps up in Hyannis Port.