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A Thank You from Anthony K. Shriver

WOW—what an incredible weekend! It was an absolute honor to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle with all of you. With phenomenal supporters who truly believe in our organization’s mission, we came together to raise $5 million to […]

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Power on, power forward with Team Maria

Dear Team Maria, This past March, Team Maria lost a sister and the world lost a warrior deeply committed to moving humanity forward and living a life of friendship and purpose. I am humbled and pleased to announce that Team […]

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A Message to Team Maria from Anthony K. Shriver

Team Maria, First off, thank you for your incredible commitment to Best Buddies, the Challenge and Team Maria! I am sorry Maria won’t be at the event this year, as she has been such an unbelievable supporter of Best Buddies […]

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John Masterson delivers inspiration at California Capitol

SACRAMENTO — Seasons change at the Capitol of California, just like they do everywhere else. And with each new political season, the names on the office doors here change, too. But the wheels of government – those need to keep […]

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The Spirit of Best Buddies

The Spirit of Best Buddies

I want to take a few minutes during this holiday season to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the incredible support you have shown Best Buddies in 2016. I have been so inspired by the thousands of […]

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Fuel to Keep Moving Forward!

By Maria Shriver The last few extraordinary weeks of the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles have filled my heart. I am overwhelmed by the countless displays of bravery, strength and inclusion.  These Olympic Games have put fuel in […]

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Join Maria for her final year as chair of the Best Buddies Challenge!

Special Announcement from Maria – 2015 will be Maria’s Final Year as Chair of the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle! Dear Team Maria, For the last 12 years, I have been the proud chair of the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst […]

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Best Buddies Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Dear Team Maria; October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or #NDEAM, as you may have seen trending on social media platforms. October 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of this campaign, which raises critical awareness about disability employment issues and […]

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A Message from Anthony K. Shriver

Dear Team Maria, Congratulations on what I hear was an incredible weekend! I am so sorry again to have missed one of my favorite weekends of the year, riding alongside all of you with unbelievable views on the Pacific Coast […]

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Team Maria in Capitol Morning Report

Justin Knighten of Lucas Public Affairs reports that 100 members of “Team Maria,” led by former CA First Lady Maria Shriver and Lt.  Gov. Gavin Newsom, pedaled their bicycles Saturday along the Pacific Coast Highway for the “Best Buddies Challenge: […]

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