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). The walk plays a key role in funding Best Buddies programs dedicated to one-to-one friendships, leadership development, and integrated job opportunities for individuals with IDD.
Before Cristina, my last peer buddy Mary Ann passed away from stage four Colon Cancer. It was sad! But I didn’t want to give up on the Best Buddy Program. I wanted a new buddy who was near my age and didn’t live far from me … that’s when Cristina came to the rescue! She is so awesome! I want to influence people out there to join this wonderful program, it will better/change your life!
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.
When Missy and Natasha were introduced they knew they had a special connection. Both of them agree that the past four years have been filled with fun experiences and true friendship. Since their friendship began, the ladies have hung out at least once every two weeks, seeing shows, grabbing coffee […]