MIAMI, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Best Buddies International is a global charitable organization founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, which is recognized for successfully matching people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) in one-to-one friendships with student volunteers throughout the United States and overseas; in order to improve the socialization, leadership and employment opportunities available to persons with IDD.
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BB stands for Best Buddies
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AILYN AGONIA DOHA EIGHTY percent of universities in Qatar have been supporting the Best Buddies Colleges programme of Best Buddies Qatar.
Washington, June 5 ( ANI ): The New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady headed up the 13th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port over the weekend, as part of his ambassador duties for the organization.
Called Best Buddies International, the programme has around 40 students from class X to XII who have buddy pairs from special needs schools such as Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre and Manzil School for Special Needs.
In conjunction with their efforts on Capitol Hill, Special Olympics Chairman and CEO, Tim Shriver, and Best Buddies Founder and Chairman, Anthony Shriver, have announced an official annual day in honor of their mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, every fourth Saturday in September, with the first coming this September 25, 2010.
Best Buddies: The Hollywood firm Dell & Schaefer donated 35 tickets to the Florida Panthers hockey game recently and 80 members of the firm went to the game with participants in the Best Buddies of Broward, an international nonprofit that enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.
The first of its kind, Best Buddies is a national social and recreational program that assists people with intellectual disabilities in becoming a part of mainstream society by instilling one-on-one friendships with non-disabled individuals.
High so-ci-ety hot-foots it to the East End for the Best Buddies Hamptons Beach Bash held at Anne Hearst and Jay McInerney’s Water Mill digs.