Boston, May 22, 2019 – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that the 20th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port , presented by Pepsi-Cola and Shaw’s and Star Market Foundation, will take place May 31 – June 1st. More than 2,000 people are expected to participate in the Challenge – a charity ride, run, and walk to benefit Best Buddies International.
Cindy Crawford, Denise Richards, Minnie Driver, Cheryl Hines and John Stamos attended the event, where sponsor Hublot unveiled a limited-edition watch to benefit Best Buddies International and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement.
Best Buddies is excited to announce its Third Annual Best Buddies Mother’s Day Celebration featuring Title Sponsor Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot. The event will be co-hosted by Best Buddies Founder, Chairman & CEO Anthony K. Shriver and Founder, The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, Maria Shriver. The event will take place Saturday, May 11, in Malibu, California.
Actress Jamie Brewer, who was cast in four seasons of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning series American Horror Story, will be in attendance during the fest. Her recent movie Turnover, which won the Audience Choice award and Best Feature Film for Family at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in March, will kick off the event on May 3.
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!