Best Buddies New York Leadership Trainings were held in our Long Island and New York City Regions for 75 high school and college students. Throughout the trainings, our student leaders were active participants in discussions about the three pillars of Best Buddies and how they support our mission.
This past June, ten Best Buddies participants from the NYC Citizens and Jobs Programs spoke on a panel about their careers to high school students from Mamaroneck High School.
On October 20th over 60 Best Buddies participants and their family’s got together at Wickham farms for a day of fun!
In September we had our first area-wide event for Best Buddies New York to celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her legacy of kindness.
Love Hockey? Volunteer to help with Rochester Special Hockey! The season kicks off October 21st at 4:30 PM at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Rochester, NY.
First Tuesday of Every Month
Best Buddies New York is looking for individuals to be involved with our WYN Programs Committee! Join us at 7pm the first Tuesday of every month starting October 2, 2018 to talk about all things Best Buddies.
October 20, 2018
Wickham Farms Pumpkin Patch
Join Best Buddies Rochester at Wickham Farms for fun with 20 different attractions, countless special events, food and more!
October 27, 2018
St. John Fisher College
Please come and join us at this all-ages event. Make new friends with Best Buddies participants from all over western New York while dancing, playing games and so much more.
November 3, 2018
New York, NY
Join us at the Best Buddies Friendship Walk, the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
July 3 2018 – August 30, 2018
Join us this summer for our 2nd Annual Summer of Best Buddies! Events range from movies, baseball games, to beach days, a zoo visit, and much more!