Bouquet Box owner Courtney Sixx and actress Charlotte McKinney joined Best Buddies founder, chairman and CEO Anthony Shriver in hosting a kickoff event on Thursday ahead of Friday’s 25th annual Best Buddies gala.
NFL Legend Tom Brady Honored with ‘Spirit of Leadership’ Award at 25th Annual Best Buddies Gala: Miami
Miami, FL November 21, 2023 — It was an honor 20 years in the making. Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), honored Tom Brady, NFL legend and Best Buddies Global Ambassador with the Spirit of Leadership Award recognizing his immense contributions to the organization at the 25th Annual Best Buddies Gala: Miami.
Mark Bodek, Charlotte FC employee and Best Buddies Jobs participant, served as this year’s North Carolina Champion of the Year Gala keynote speaker.
Brooks Kopeka attended the Best Buddies Champion of the Year Gala in West Palm Beach alongside his Jena Sims, his wife and the gala’s co-chair.
“On Thursday, Oct. 26, [Jack Eichel] took it a step further, inviting Best Buddies Nevada, a branch of a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities out to a Golden Knights practice. He presented them with a $40,000 donation and involved his teammates in dressing up in fun costumes and trick-or-treating with the more than 50 Best Buddies participants.”
Glenn Hiro is a role model for people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities or IDD. He’s also a role model for those who don’t.
The Best Buddies Friendship chapter at Centennial High School was invited to the Baltimore Ravens’ “Honor Rows” for providing “outstanding support” to the community.
Just a week or so ago, Best Buddies held a fund and awareness-raising event in Aspen, creating waves of genuine excitement that bode extremely well for the future of this terrific project in our community.
Best Buddies staff members from China, Croatia, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, the Philippines, Turkey and the United States participated in cross-industrial training programs and seminars to equip them with the skills to continue to amplify the Best Buddies mission around the globe.
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