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.
August 15, 2018, Miami – On August 5, 2018, Best Buddies International and Houseparty celebrated National Friendship Day by hosting a “party-thon” via the Houseparty App to raise funds and awareness for the organization’s mission of friendship and inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
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.