Monday, May 18th
Best Buddies PROM: The Virtual Celebration kicks off with a virtual Town Hall featuring Best Buddies’ Favorite Friend – Tommy McFLY, DC radio personality extraordinaire and a whole line up of special friends! Tune in to watch on our Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page starting at 12:00pm.
Tuesday, May 19th
Who are Best Buddies Ambassadors? Join us at 12:00pm on our Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page to meet one of our awesome State Ambassadors as she describes what makes Best Buddies so special.
Did we say AUCTION? What a great way to use all that extra time online – check out our auction items – from sports to Hollywood to special treats – there is something for everyone!
Wednesday, May 20th
Wondering how Best Buddies friendships and matches exist in the time of quarantine and no social contact? Visit our Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page at 12:00pm to find out! You will be amazed to learn the creativity and fun our participants are having online and together! (Here’s the secret: Best Buddies are Flexible!)
And the fun doesn’t stop there! Join us at 3:00pm for a cool virtual tour of our new Best Buddies Living apartments in Union Market with Residential Manager, Patrick Longo. To RSVP or schedule a more convenient time to speak, please email PatrickLongo@bestbuddies.org
Finish the day by brushing up on your trivia knowledge as we host our virtual Best Buddies Trivia Night starting at 6:30pm! Make sure to register in advance here.
We have 1 more fun surprise for you today! Starting today, you can pre-order a Best Buddies box filled with yummy goodies from Founding Farmers Restaurant Group with a portion of the proceeds coming back to support Best Buddies! The boxes will be delivered either May 26th or May 27th and available in the Founding Farmers Market & Grocery at the Farmers & Distillers (DC), Founding Farmers Tysons, Founding Farmers Reston Station, & Founding Farmers MOCO locations. Founding Farmers Restaurant Group offers contactless pick up and the boxes can also be delivered for a fee of $6.99.
Thursday, May 21st
Today is all about Jobs! Join us starting at 12:00pm on our Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page to learn about our amazing employer partners from across the region and how our Jobs participants are fully engaged in competitive employment. These individuals are making their own futures.
Don’t forget to grab your BINGO cards because we have a fun-filled evening planned! Our friends at Allstate are hosting our first ever Virtual Best Buddies BINGO Night alongside JK Moving! The games start at 6:30pm and there will be over $4,500 in potential prizes offered. Purchase multiple tickets to increase your odds in winning – each game board is good for 6 rounds of BINGO which means 3 game pieces gives you 18 chances to win. How many bingo cards can you play at one time? Go “Pro” and order 5 or more to increase your odds!
1. Best Buddies gear for the whole family including 4 Best Buddies sweatshirts and 4 Best Buddies hats – Value: $150 Sponsored by: Friends of Best Buddies
2. $100 gift card to Clyde’s AND half a case of wine – Value: $225 Sponsored by Clyde’s and Friends of Best Buddies
3. Color, cut, mani & pedi at Salon Daniel – Value: $325 Sponsored by Salon Daniel
4. $150 to your favorite food delivery services & a Sur la Table cooking class for 2 – Value: $400 Sponsored by JK Moving
5. A romantic weekend getaway on the Eastern Shore Value: $700 Sponsored by Allstate
6. One Week Resort Condo for Six in Williamsburg, VA Value $2,800 Sponsored by Allstate
Friday, May 22nd
Tommy McFLY will wrap up Week 1 of PROM: The Virtual Celebration! He’ll share how far and wide we’ve been able to spread the mission of inclusion and we’ll check out the Donation Map. He may even have an extra special announcement to share! Tune in at 12:00pm on our Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube page to find out!