Best Buddies International Founder and CEO, Anthony K. Shriver, shares how the organization is adapting their annual “Friendship Walk” in the wake of the pandemic. He also explains how Floridians can give back to the organization’s mission through a new specialty license plate featuring seven time Super Bowl Champ Tom Brady.
Best Buddies International to Host Virtual Friendship Walk in Support of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Best Buddies is excited to announce the first-ever national Best Buddies Virtual Friendship Walk on June 20, 2020.
Fox 4 – The orders currently in place to protect us from the coronavirus can leave you feeling lonely. During those feelings of isolation, one local nonprofit is asking the question: What if you felt like that every day, regardless of the pandemic? Best Buddies hopes our time in quarantine […]
Over the past few weeks, there have been significant developments in the global, national, and local responses to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The following is an update on Best Buddies events and initiatives given the current COVID-19 situation.
Best Buddies in South Florida to Host Annual Friendship Walk Benefiting Individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Best Buddies International is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Maurice A. Ferré Park in Downtown Miami.
2019 Best Buddies Friendship Walk in South Florida Raises a Record-Breaking $600,000 for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Miami, April 2, 2019 — On Saturday March 16th, Best Buddies International hosted its 9th annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida at Maurice A Ferré Park in Downtown Miami. More than 3,000 people attended the Friendship Walk and the event raised over $600,000 in total donations, a record for the organization!
MIAMI (WSVN) – Hundreds of people woke up early this weekend to spend a day with some very special friends at the annual Best BuddiesFriendship Walk in Downtown Miami.
The excitement took over Maurice A. Ferré Park near 10th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, Saturday morning.
Miami, FL, February 25, 2019 — Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Maurice A Ferré Park in Downtown Miami.
MIAMI (WSVN) – Some of Best Buddies’ best buddies took over the streets of Downtown Miami, as they went on a fun-filled walk for a good cause, Saturday morning.
Presenting Sponsors are WSVN Channel 7, Celebrity Cruises and Gilda Miami, Florida, Feb. 20, 2018— Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: South Florida on Saturday, March 17 at Museum Park in Downtown Miami.