Interested in helping to end the use of the R-word? Join the statewide committee.
For the second year in a row, Best Buddies Rochester has hosted their Champion of the Year competition and celebrated with their “Party with a Purpose! On November 15, 10 Champions were celebrated for helping to raise over $47,000 for Inclusion.
Best Buddies New York Leadership Trainings were held in our Long Island and New York City Regions for 75 high school and college students. Throughout the trainings, our student leaders were active participants in discussions about the three pillars of Best Buddies and how they support our mission.
This past June, ten Best Buddies participants from the NYC Citizens and Jobs Programs spoke on a panel about their careers to high school students from Mamaroneck High School.
On October 20th over 60 Best Buddies participants and their family’s got together at Wickham farms for a day of fun!
In September we had our first area-wide event for Best Buddies New York to celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her legacy of kindness.
Love Hockey? Volunteer to help with Rochester Special Hockey! The season kicks off October 21st at 4:30 PM at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Rochester, NY
We didn’t think North Rockland HS Project LIFE/Best Buddies could top last year’s song/video but the #RWordStomp2018 may be their best yet! This is the third song/video that NRHS Best Buddies has released to Spread the Word to End the Word…
On October 1, a Local Leadership Training Day was held for our college chapter officer corps. Those schools now include Siena, St. Rose, Union, Marist, UAlbany, HVCC, Plattsburgh, and Skidmore.
We had a great turnout at our Yoga Fundraiser on Saturday, October 15 at Dharma Yoga in NYC. All proceeds went to our NYC Friendship Walk. Some incredible supporters came together to raise money, celebrate friendship, and practice yoga together.