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March is Best Buddies Month! Here’s how you can celebrate


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March is Best Buddies Month

Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life.

What began in 1993 as a one-day event has become a month-long celebration of the Best Buddies mission. 2014 marks our 25th Anniversary, and we want you to celebrate the impact our friendship, jobs, and leadership development programs have had on your life.  Read More…

Best Buddies + Verizon Center


A huge THANK YOU to our longtime friend and supporter Ted Leonsis, for sharing our mission of inclusion with the world at the Verizon Center, home to the Washington Capitals (NHL), Washington Wizards (NBA), Washington Mystics (WNBA) and Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team (NCAA). Read More…

Three Ways To Celebrate Best Buddies Month


Best Buddies Month Logo

March is Best Buddies Month

Best Buddies Month is a time for Best Buddies participants to reflect on the importance of friendship, jobs, and the development of future leaders. Most importantly, it is a time to show the world the significance of these essentials in every individual’s life.

What began in 1993 as a one-day event has become a month-long celebration of the Best Buddies mission. Read More…

Best Buddies Egypt says NO to the R-word


On Wednesday, March 6, people around the world will unite their communities for ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’ Day. Now in its 5th year, this annual day of awareness aims to end the hurtful use of the R-word (“retard(ed)”) negatively impacting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Read More…

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