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Nov 02, 2016, 15:15 ET 20th Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Rock Legends

Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership...


Sep 27, 2016, 12:30 ET Tom Brady Kicks Off 18th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port with Team Tom Brady on September 27th

On Tuesday, September 27th, New England Patriots Quarterback and Best Buddies Global Ambassador Tom Brady will kick-off the 18th Annual Best...


Aug 31, 2016, 15:30 ET Steve Hearst and California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom to Serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 13th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Presented By Pepsi-Cola

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people...


Jun 01, 2016, 13:00 ET Join Tom Brady & Challenge Yourself To Change Lives At The 17th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port Presented By Pepsi-Cola And Santander Bank

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Dec 21, 2015, 12:00 ET Tom Brady Kicks Off 17th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port With Team Tom Brady On December 21st

On December 21st, New England Patriots Quarterback and Best Buddies Global Ambassador Tom Brady and Event Chair John Hailer, President & CEO of...


Nov 18, 2015, 10:15 ET 19th Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership...


Sep 01, 2015, 14:00 ET Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 12th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people...


Dec 16, 2014, 11:30 ET Hollywood Actress Vivica A. Fox Joins Cast of Celebrity Apprentice; Actress to raise funds benefiting Best Buddies International

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people...


Nov 13, 2014, 14:00 ET 18th Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala: Southeast Asia

 Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer...


Oct 10, 2014, 14:30 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the Fifth Annual Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C.

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Oct 07, 2014, 13:28 ET Billionaire Carlos Slim and Best Buddies International Founder Anthony K. Shriver Call on Employers to Pledge "I'M IN TO HIRE" Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Business leaders, celebrities and supporters across the nation are joining billionaire industrialist Carlos Slim and Anthony K. Shriver, founder...


Aug 20, 2014, 11:19 ET Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 11th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


May 21, 2014, 11:31 ET Join Tom Brady & Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the 15th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Nov 05, 2013, 08:40 ET First Runner With Down Syndrome Completes ING New York City Marathon

Jimmy Jenson becomes first individual with Down syndrome to cross the Marathon's finish line  On Sunday, Nov.3, Jennifer Davis and Jimmy...


Oct 02, 2013, 15:18 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the Fourth Annual Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C.

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Aug 19, 2013, 11:18 ET Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 10th Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


May 21, 2013, 10:45 ET Join Tom Brady & Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the 14th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port

 Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Apr 19, 2013, 17:29 ET Best Buddies International Statement, 19 April 2013

Best Buddies International is a global charitable organization founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, which is recognized for successfully...


Feb 28, 2013, 15:46 ET Encourage Building Communities of Respect On March 6th

Special Olympics and Best Buddies Celebrate 5th Annual 'Spread the Word to End the Word' Annual Awareness Day On Wednesday, March 6th,...


Oct 02, 2012, 10:18 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the 3rd Annual Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C.

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Aug 07, 2012, 10:18 ET Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Ninth Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

-- Steve Hearst to be recognized with "Spirit of Leadership" award, Best Buddies International's highest honor -- More than 1,500 people to...


Apr 25, 2012, 18:30 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the 13th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port, presented by Country Kitchen

-- Tom Brady, New England Patriots Quarterback & Best Buddies Global Ambassador, to serve as Honorary Chairman of the Challenge -- Tom Brady...


Jan 24, 2012, 10:18 ET Join Team Tom Brady In Support of Best Buddies International

 Best Buddies International is pleased to announce that Tom Brady, Quarterback for the AFC Champion New England Patriots, has agreed to lead...


Oct 03, 2011, 10:18 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C.

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with...


Aug 16, 2011, 10:18 ET Challenge Yourself to Change Lives at the Eighth Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

-- Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom to serve as Honorary Co-Chairs -- More than 1,500 people to participate in charity walk, run...