The film shows how Sam Piazza overcame bullying, won Homecoming King at Gaither High School, and is an advocate for people with disabilities.
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HYANNIS, MASS. (WHDH) – Thousands of area residents took part in the Best Buddies Challenge bike ride Saturday, an annual charity event that wraps up in Hyannis Port.
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.
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.
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!
Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters from around the world will unite on Wednesday, March 6th for the annual Spread the Word Day.
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.
To celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we are excited to launch the organization’s newest program, Best Buddies Living. Best Buddies is elevating our mission to meet the significant need for inclusion by establishing a residential living experience for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their peers.