“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.
The Best Buddies Indiana Jobs program helps people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities overcome employment barriers by working one on one with job seekers and employers to find or create jobs. One of those places is MOD Pizza…
This year the Best Buddies Indiana Gala raised over $320,000! The combined total for all of the 11 Champion teams was over $195,000 raised during the 8 week period. Indiana Rooftop Ballroom graciously hosted the Best Buddies Indiana Gala for the third year in a row.
Peter joined the Best Buddies Jobs Program in the summer of 2018 and was recently hired to work at Meals on Wheels. When asked about his favorite part of the job, Peter exclaimed, “Everything! I can’t pick just one thing.”
In the Best Buddies Jobs program, Hugh is dedicated to learning more about his own strengths and interests. Hugh currently works at the Golf Club of Indiana where he serves as a groundskeeper.
“My favorite part of Best Buddies is developing new friendships and seeing everyone interact with each other. I absolutely love seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces when our chapter comes together for our monthly events”
December 14, 2018
Gather your buddies and join the Purple Team on Friday, December 14 to help Best Buddies create friendships and jobs for Hoosiers with intellectual & developmental disabilities.