Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life.
On Saturday, June 11, the Best Buddies Advisory Board Programs Committee trained three new Buddy Ambassadors in “Finding their Voice.”
On Saturday, March 19th over 350 participants from Best Buddies in Rhode Island attended the “Under the Sea” themed Best Buddies Ball. This is the biggest programmatic event all year and the students LOVE the ball. This year was no exception! The music was on point featuring Joel Romero. A special THANK […]
On Friday, March 4th the Warwick Vets chapter of Best Buddies held their first “Giving Friday,” a day where members, during one of their meetings find a way to give back to their local community. This month, they donated over 40 bags of toiletries and food to “Called to Serve.” […]
Boogie for Buddies was held this year on February 13th at Kickemuit Middle School! Kickemuit, a new Best Buddies Rhode Island (BBRI) Middle School chapter graciously volunteered to host the event and it was a great way to welcome them to the BBRI family! There were four different classes held throughout the […]
Our newest college chapter, which partners Johnson and Wales University with the Refocus Center, held their match party on Friday, February 12, 2016! They celebrated with cookies, donuts, and refreshments! Six students will be matched this year, with a goal of 10 matches for next fall! Buddy pairs celebrated their new friendships […]
Kickemuit Middle School is our newest addition to the Best Buddies Rhode Island Middle School Program! They have started the year off with a BANG by holding a great match party, as well as, hosting Boogie for Buddies this year. During their match party, buddy pairs shared pizza, fruit, veggies and […]
“What are your plans after graduation?” Thanks to Best Buddies, I had an answer to that question. For the past four years I was actively involved with Salve Regina’s Best Buddies program and I can honestly say every person I met through it changed my life. “My time as an international […]
On March 8, 2015 Best Buddies Rhode Island attended the Providence Bruins game where they faced the Worcester Sharks. About 70 program participants coming from: The Fogarty Center, Toll Gate High School, Warwick Vets, East Greenwich High School and Rogers High School attended this great day. Best Buddies Rhode Island had […]
The annual Boogie for Buddies event was held at Dean’s List Academy on February 28, 2015! It was a great day to get up, get out, and get moving in this long and cold winter we have had!! The day consisted of a variety of classes including, yoga, dance and a class designed by our friends at Boulder Dash.