Lisa Buchanan and Ruth Goddard were paired through the Best Buddies program in the ’90s — and they’ve been inseparable ever since.
(BPT) – With unemployment rates at a nearly 50-year low, many businesses are struggling to find workers. This tight job market is opening doors for people with disabilities, as many companies are turning their attention to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
“Because of Sam” Documentary Film Highlights Best Buddies Ambassador Sam Piazza’s Life Journey with Down syndrome
The film shows how Sam Piazza overcame bullying, won Homecoming King at Gaither High School, and is an advocate for people with disabilities.
20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port Presented By Pepsi-cola And Shaw’s And Star Market Foundation Raises $6.6 Million For People With Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
The weekend’s festivities kicked off with the Best Buddies Tom Brady Football Challenge and the Guy Cooking with Best Buddies Celebrity Chef Food and Wine Festival.
He’s literally a big man on campus, a senior who can hang out with anyone at Coconut Creek High School, but Santiago Juan Orozco chooses to walk a different path.
On any given day at any given time of day, you’re likely to find Santiago mentoring kids who have autism, Down syndrome, and other disabilities.
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.
Bridging the gap: Special Olympics and Best Buddies create global movement to build inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities
Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters from around the world will unite on Wednesday, March 6th for the annual Spread the Word Day.
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.