Check out our Best Buddies New Mexico Virtual Friendship Walk from June 20, 2020.
Check out this BBNM article on page seven of the Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Support Division’s newsletter.
“Right now people need friends, because the outside world is scary,” she said. “Best Buddies gives that to us.”
Valley High School Best Buddies working together to send a positive message that we are all in this together.
The last thing Sherri Nolan wants for any of her special education students is for them to feel like the “other” – the outsider who doesn’t fit in at school, who is teased or in any way made to feel less “normal” than everybody else…
“I live on my own and I love it because I can do whatever I want, even though I do my own chores. I love doing my own chores at my own house…”
“I’m glad I met Aleah through Best Buddies because she hangs out with me. She makes the time for me even after graduating from Rio Rancho High School, going to college and working…”
My name is Mikoyan Salganek, but my friends call me Mik. I am a Buddy, a Jobs participant, and an Ambassador for Best Buddies in New Mexico.Before Best Buddies, I was lonely and I did not have many friends. My mom had to fight for me.
My name is Garrett Duke. During my freshman and sophomore years of high school, I was involved in the friendship program of Best Buddies. I thought it was a good program.
When sophomore Brianna Mathis was asked by her friend and Chapter President Christopher to join Best Buddies she knew it was something in which she wanted to be involved. “I wanted to join Best Buddies from the minute I heard about it. My brother, Alex, has a physical disability and […]