Check out our Best Buddies New Mexico Virtual Friendship Walk from June 20, 2020.
Check out this BBNM article on page seven of the Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Support Division’s newsletter.
“Right now people need friends, because the outside world is scary,” she said. “Best Buddies gives that to us.”
Valley High School Best Buddies working together to send a positive message that we are all in this together.
The last thing Sherri Nolan wants for any of her special education students is for them to feel like the “other” – the outsider who doesn’t fit in at school, who is teased or in any way made to feel less “normal” than everybody else…
“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be. Continue to have courage and continue to be yourself!…”
“I feel so much more confdent with this job. I’ve learned completely different skills, office skills, while making new friends. The workplace environment is so friendly and I feel like part of the team…
“The most important lesson I learned from Best Buddies is that your simple, undivided attention carries a lot of power. It’s a surreal feeling to be able to make such an impact in somebody’s life…”
“I live on my own and I love it because I can do whatever I want, even though I do my own chores. I love doing my own chores at my own house…”
“I’m glad I met Aleah through Best Buddies because she hangs out with me. She makes the time for me even after graduating from Rio Rancho High School, going to college and working…”