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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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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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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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Team Maria Member Featured in Chicken Soup for the Soul!

Check out this essay written by Team Maria’s own, Meg Masterson, recently published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength! It was also featured on Maria Shriver’s blog, which you can find here.

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Happy Thanksgiving, from all of us at Best Buddies!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we at Best Buddies would like to thank all of our friends and supporters who worked alongside us to create a more inclusive world for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

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Capitol Morning Report Summary of the 2014 Best Buddies Ride

CAPITOL MORNING REPORT – Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Justin Knighten of Lucas Public Affairs reports that members of “Team Maria,” led by former CA First Lady Maria Shriver and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, pedaled their bikes Saturday along the Pacific Coast Highway for the “Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle,” an annual fundraiser for Best Buddies International…

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Best Buddies Challenge in People Magazine

Check out our fearless leader Maria Shriver and her daughter Katherine in People Magazine!

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Best Buddies on CBS San Francisco

Check out Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle featured on CBS San Francisco!

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