On July 19th, Indiana University filled with 2,500 Best Buddies leaders from around the world. This year the theme of the conference was “Inclusion Lives Here” …
August 2, 2019
You are invited to spend a night with Best Buddies and the Indianapolis Indians on August 2. Stick around for fireworks immediately following the game!
The spring semester was an exciting time for Best Buddies Indiana! Chapters across Indiana celebrated Best Buddies Month and Spread the Word to End the Word, with ambassador trainings, fun chapter activities, and more!
From my first experience as a middle schooler at my sister’s event to now as a college senior, Best Buddies has helped me to become a more accepting and open individual, a stronger leader, and a better friend.
In the six weeks since Scotty was hired as a lab assistant at Roche, he has done more than learn the essential functions of his job. Scotty has become part of a terrific team.
Starting in April 2020
Notre Dame, Indianapolis, Lake County
Join us at a Best Buddies Friendship Walk, the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
“As a member of Butler University Best Buddies chapter for 10 years, I’ve had the opportunity to use my leadership skills to make a difference…
“RJ adds a new dynamic to our meetings and challenges us to think outside the box and consider options that we might have not considered without his input.”
Madison and Thomas have been matched for six years since joining Best Buddies in seventh grade at Clark-Pleasant Middle School; now they are seniors at Whiteland Community High School.
This year, Indiana’s own Natalie Seibert was recognized as our staff member State Director of the Year for her tremendous efforts in Indiana. Natalie has dedicated the past 11 years to creating inclusive friendships, jobs, and leaders in Indiana.