The film shows how Sam Piazza overcame bullying, won Homecoming King at Gaither High School, and is an advocate for people with 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.