Best Buddies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island have been getting creative these past few months!
Letters of encouragement from Best Buddies leaders.
Written by Francesca Balasco, Chapter President at Best Buddies Western Hills Middle School…
Here at Best Buddies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, we’ve been hard at work to find creative ways to keep our participants engaged. Keep reading…
On December 9th Best Buddies Massachusetts and Rhode Island held our annual Evening of Opportunity Gala.
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…
“I thought that signing up for this program would mean I was making a difference in someone else’s life, but she’s made a difference in mine and has shown me what it means to truly be someone’s best buddy!”
“Having Autism has changed my life. People didn’t want to be my friend. I felt segregated from my school community. Today, however, my life, my experiences with Best Buddies, and my experiences with my school community have been changing for the better.”
“I was matched with Jared Plants sophomore year of high school. We have spent one year as buddies, and it has been a great experience. Jared has a vibrant personality and constantly makes me laugh and brightens my days. I look forward to the time we spend together both in and out of school.”