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 (NECN) — Tom Brady was back out on the field Friday night, along with Julian Edelman and James White, at Harvard Stadium in Boston.
They were there for the Best Buddies football game.
BOSTON (WHDH) — The annual Best Buddies Challenge is next week and 7News spoke with founder Anthony Shriver about his inspiration for starting the organization.
LEXINGTON, Mass. (WHDH) — 7News spoke with a buddy from Best Buddies about how being part of the program has changed his life.
Kyle Plunkett recently started a new job at the Biotech Company Shire in Lexington, where he said his job involves being a manager for patients. Plunkett, who has a rare condition called Hunter Syndrome, got the job through Best Buddies.
Best Buddies International Celebrity Ambassador Vanessa Hudgens to Host Mother’s Day Brunch Benefitting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Malibu, CA, May 1, 2018 – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce…
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Qatar Museums launch partnership with Best Buddies Qatar to promote diversity and integration in the community
Doha, QATAR – 15 April 2018 – In the presence and patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Qatar Museums, Best Buddies Global Ambassador and…
Best Buddies Global Ambassador Tom Brady Visits Qatar to Launch Employment Initiative for Individuals with Disabilities
Miami, April, 7, 2018 — On Sunday, April 15th, Best Buddies Global Ambassador Tom Brady will join the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Qatar Museums (QM), and Best Buddies participants in Qatar at the renowned Khalifa International Stadium to…
MIAMI (WSVN) – Some of Best Buddies’ best buddies took over the streets of Downtown Miami, as they went on a fun-filled walk for a good cause, Saturday morning.
Miami, Florida, March 6, 2018 – The Miami Marlins held a special event in support of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign during their Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida at the Roger Dean Stadium. A total of six individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from Best Buddies International and Special Olympics were invited to participate in the special event.
Discriminatory Language about People with Intellectual Disabilities – Particularly the ‘R’-word – Remains Prevalent Across Social Media
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2018 — Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters from around the world will unite on Wednesday, March 7th for the annual Spread the Word to End the Word® Day…