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, 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.
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.
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.
The Hawaii Hammerheads are on a mission to recognize organizations and groups like Best Buddies Hawaii, because they appreciate their hard work and dedication to the community they live in. “Camaraderie is the essence of all successes and Best Buddies blurs the line of reaching that type of trust for individuals on […]
Over 150 people gathered from across the island of Oahu to join in our 4th Annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk at Magic Island on Saturday, March 12, 2016. We exceeded our goal and raised over $20,000.00 with an increase of 37% from last year. Everyone was able to enjoy the […]
What would your life be like if you had no friends? … None at all … Think about it. Many, many people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find it extremely difficult to make and hold onto friends. They are often lonely, discouraged, disempowered and under-utilized. I am the host site […]