“When I started school at Plymouth Whitemarsh (PW), my social skills were very low, I had trouble connecting with peers and I didn’t have many friends. One of my teachers recommended that I join Best Buddies. I was unsure at first.”
“Zoe and I have been buddies since the Upper St. Clair High School Best Buddies program started two years ago. We do a lot of fun things together; we participate in the school musical, watch movies, go shopping, cook pancakes, and sing in the car as we cruise around town.”
I am heartbroken by the senseless tragedy that occurred at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our Best Buddies family sends its love, prayers and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives during this horrific incident. We are especially saddened by the loss of one of our longtime Best Buddies participants, Cecil Rosenthal.
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.
“Hello, my name is Teresa Plunkett, and I live in Pittsburgh. I am the Best Buddies Ambassador from the Duquesne University Chapter of Best Buddies. I am here to persuade you to support the BEST organization ever – BEST BUDDIES! “Best Buddies is so awesome because my friends and I […]
Nicole Whiston is a senior student who has been involved in Best Buddies the last four years and is the chapter president of the Duquesne University chapter. Nicole and Paul were matched her freshman year and started to click at the homecoming game back in 2010. When the chapter president […]