Join us at the Champion of the Year Gala, an event benefiting Best Buddies in New York. Along with food, drinks, silent auction, and live music, the evening will be filled friendship and celebration as we crown Rochester’s Champion of the Year.
Join us for the inaugural Best Buddies New York Party for a Purpose. This unforgettable evening will feature entertainment, a silent auction, fine food, libations and an opportunity to network with some of NYC’s industry leaders.
Best Buddies is an official charity partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. This is a chance for athletes to dedicate their training and participation in the marathon to the life-changing movement of inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Friendship Ball is a prom-like event that invites all Best Buddies members. Our buddy pairs attend the dance to show their support for Best Buddies, and all members are invited to share in our mission of friendship.
September 20, 2017 Playhouse/Swillburger
Please Join us for an incredible kick-off event! Rochester will be hosting its first ever Champion of the Year campaign! We will kick off this 8-week challenge with video games and fun at the Playhouse/Swillburger! Join us from 7pm-9pm and come meet the Champions!
Join Best Buddies New York as we Walk into the Mission at Proper West. We’ll have an evening filled with networking opportunities, beverages, and complimentary hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate our mission of inclusion.
The Women Making a Difference Luncheon and Fashion Show is designed to recognize females who have successfully balanced work, family and community service and have made Best Buddies their mission. It is an afternoon filled with food, fashion, friendship, and philanthropy.
Champion of the Year is an annual twelve-week fundraising competition featuring a select group of individuals, professionals and community leaders prominent in the Rochester community. These philanthropic trailblazers compete to raise the most funds for Best Buddies in New York and earn the ultimate title of Champion of the Year.
Champion of the Year is an annual twelve-week fundraising competition featuring a select group of individuals, professionals and community leaders prominent in the Long Island community. These philanthropic trailblazers compete to raise the most funds for Best Buddies in Long Island and earn the ultimate title of Champion of the Year.
May 24, 2016
New York, NY Carnegie Hall | Zankel Hall
Klingman & Associates proudly presents the Best Buddies New York 2016 Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall featuring Elaine Kwon and Friends. Join us for an unforgettable evening of dynamic world-class performances in celebration and support of Best Buddies’ mission to promote social inclusion and create opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
September 14, 2016 New York, NY Ainsworth Park (Gramercy)
Join the Best Buddies Friendship Walk Committee and our NYC staff at The Ainsworth Park (Gramercy) to celebrate the start of Friendship Walk season! Happy hour specials will be in effect. Light snacks will be provided. Raffle prize opportunities.