Heart of Canal Street is Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community program that raises funds for children’s charities – and Best Buddies Wisconsin is in the running to be a 2018 beneficiary!
With the start of the new school year comes new and exciting changes here at Best Buddies Wisconsin. We are thrilled to welcome four new staff members to the BBWI team.
If you imagine the purest, most beautiful thing you could see, that’s Tatyana Spidell to me. We’ve been matched since fall of 2017. She’s a ray of sunshine that on many occasions has turned the worst days completely around…
Best Buddies Wisconsin welcomed 64 participants from across the state to the 29th Annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. These high school and college students, ambassadors, volunteers, and staff met almost 3,000 Best Buddies participants from around the world, all while strengthening their leadership skills.
This April, Best Buddies WI held our annual Brewers Game and Tailgate. We had a record number of Best Buddies participants attend! This event welcomed all Best Buddies Wisconsin Chapters to enjoy an afternoon of games, food, and the opportunity to meet some of the Brewers players!
Spread the Word to End the Word is a national campaign to end the use of the R-word. The campaign was started to create more accepting attitudes and communities for all people by asking people to pledge to end the use of the derogatory word.
On January 27, 2018, nearly 200 Best Buddies student leaders, faculty advisors, and parents came together for our annual Project: Inclusion event at the Divine Savior Holy Angels High School.
Best Buddies Wisconsin would like to thank all of our participants, supporters, volunteers, and donors for a fantastic 2017! We have so many successes in 2017 to be thankful for.
It was an incredible and inspiring morning where more than 260 of our friends and supporters joined us in celebration. The event raised more than $85,000, which will be used to support our friendship and leadership development programs in Wisconsin.
Upon successful completion of the Ambassador training program, Buddy Ambassadors go on to participate in a number of local events and speaking engagements. To show you our Ambassadors mission in action, we want to shine a light on Brianna Powers (Bri).