Best Buddies Announces New Partnership with Fundación MAPFRE to Launch Pre-Employment Training Program for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Central Massachusetts.
Gregorio is a student in Pembroke High’s special needs class, and Lambiase is a defensive tackle on the football team. The two met in the fall of 2017 through the school’s Best Buddies club, and have since formed a special bond…
My name is Tim Rosario and I am from Somerset. I joined Best Buddies at Somerset Berkeley High School in 2017…
It took Kevin a while to find a job that was the right fit. As he tells it, he spent years “working with other job agencies in efforts to find a good job, which came with a lot of frustration and [few] results….
My name is Robert Anglin and I am a senior from the Henderson Inclusion K-12 School in Dorchester…
Alosha O’Brien was born perfectly healthy, but after living through the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster when he was nearly two, his body didn’t grow properly, and he developed disabilities. Now 30 and living in the United States since leaving Russia, O’Brien mostly gets around with the help of crutches or […]
Andre, Best Buddies Massachusetts Ambassador extraordinaire, has been involved in four different programs and represents Massachusetts on the national Best Buddies Young Leaders Council (YLC). Andre’s involvement speaks to the success individuals can achieve when they engage with Best Buddies’ full continuum of services. Andre joined Best Buddies in high […]
Dudley represents the epitome of a highly successful, thriving Best Buddies Jobs participant in Boston. After graduating from the Lesley University Threshold Program several years ago, Dudley joined Best Buddies Jobs to work toward his professional goals. Dudley is a hard worker and tireless advocate for employment for people with […]
Michael and Katie represent excellence in the high school Friendship program. They attend Oliver Ames High School in North Easton, Massachusetts, one of the strongest chapters, which has helped set the bar for buddy pair involvement in the region. Katie is the chapter president for her high school’s Best Buddies […]
The Hopkinton Middle School chapter of Best Buddies Massachusetts recently took part in a school-wide lib dup of Lady GaGa’s “I Was Born This Way.” Not only does this look like a crazy amount of fun, but it is moving to see so many youth united behind sending such a […]