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Join us at the annual Team Maria Benefit in Beverly Hills!

Media Advisory for July 13: Maria Shriver, Annual Team Maria Benefit in Beverly Hills to Support Best Buddies International Beverly Hills, Calif. (July 8, 2014) – Team Maria, led by award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maria Shriver, today announced that it […]

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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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Team Maria is Moving Forward!

The last five years have been an extraordinary journey. Our team has been a labor of love and together, we’ve been fueled by the gift of Best Buddies.  As I reflect on where we’ve been, I can’t help but think about […]

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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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Team Maria: Powered by Sugoi & Cannondale

Team Maria is thrilled to announce that Sugoi, the leading manufacturer of high-performance apparel in endurance sports, has designed a custom cycling jersey for every member of our team.

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Team Maria Announces Best Buddies Alumni Month

As a small token of appreciation, Best Buddies is dedicating an entire month to Team Maria Alumni. March marks Best Buddies alumni month and half off the registration fee to all alumni- now only $25. The deadline is Friday, March 14.

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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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Richard Abrusci: My experience on Team Maria

America: the land of equal opportunity for all. Except, not.Take off the rose-colored glasses.  Life is hard. It’s not fair, and it’s not equal. It’s even more of a challenge for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Is there […]

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Jaynellen Kovacevich: My experience on Team Maria

Why I Ride with Best Buddies and Team Maria I am excited about Best Buddies and its accomplishments. Anthony started a program with heart and importance over 20 years ago. His dedication and commitment are notable and inspiring. I am […]

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