Every summer, the Best Buddies Leadership Conference (BBLC) is held in Indiana for all of our middle school, high school and college chapter leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Students from all over the world come together to learn how to become advocates in their schools and […]
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.
In celebration of #BestBuddiesMonth we will be showcasing outstanding volunteers, employees, and supporters. This post comes from the Riviera Preparatory School’s (RSP) Best Buddies Promoters Chapter leadership team in Miami, FL.
In celebration of #BestBuddiesMonth we will be showcasing outstanding volunteers, employers, and supporters every Monday as part of our Monday Mission Moment series. This post comes from Pablo Castro, Best Buddies Ambassador and student at Southwest Miami Senior High School. He has been a part of Best Buddies for two years!
This day gathers people committed to a more inclusive world to build awareness for our society to stop and think about its use of the R-word and rally people to pledge respect toward all individuals, making the world a more accepting and inclusive place for all people, especially those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
“Hello, my name is Charlie Heckman and I am a buddy director and ambassador for Best Buddies Jacksonville. I’m going to be a sophomore at Ponte Vedra High School this August. Before Best Buddies popped into my life, I lived in the city of Chicago where I was born and […]
“I made life-long friendships, interviewed Anthony Shriver, and made a difference.” Felipe Deupi, Chapter President of Best Buddies at Riviera Preparatory School in Miami kicked off his year at Best Buddies Leadership Conference in Indiana, and it has only grown from there. Felipe documented his experience at the conference through […]
How do you like working at Med-Care? I think it’s a very nice atmosphere to work in with lots of nice people. The people working at Med-Care really understand each other. What are your work responsibilities? I take the bus to work each day and clock in at 8am. I […]
“Since joining Best Buddies, friendship has taken on a new meaning in my life. In our chapter at Miami Beach Senior High, we have a wide range of personalities, from outgoing and humorous to shy and attentive. Every single member makes our chapter more than just a club; it’s a […]
John has been involved with Best Buddies since 2011 and loves spending time with his buddy, Patrick. The buddy pair have been matched for the past three years and they both enjoy spending quality time together outside of school. There is no doubt that there is an unconditional bond between […]
Since joining the Best Buddies Jobs program in September 2014, Ryan has become an integral part of the Med-Care Inc. family. At Med-Care, a leading medical and pharmacy supply company located in Boca Raton, Florida, Ryan works as an administrative assistant. The staff at Med-Care knew that Ryan would become […]