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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: Hearst Castle,” an annual fundraiser […]

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Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 12th Annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

Carmel, CA, Sept. 1, 2015 – Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is pleased to announce that journalist and activist Maria Shriver and […]

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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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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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MariaShriver.com: Team Maria Takes Action to Support Best Buddies

Check out the blog post over on MariaShriver.com highlighting this year’s 4th Annual Best Buddies Team Maria Benefit!     Click here to read the blog post!

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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 will […]

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Member Spotlight: Mike Belgard

Learn why Mark Belgard has continued to support Best Buddies and ride with Team Maria!

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Member Spotlight: Karl Schroeder

Learn why Karl Schroeder is on Team Maria and supports Best Buddies!

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Member Spotlight: Maria Shriver

Read why Team leader Maria Shriver started TEAM MARIA and why she still works so hard to raise awareness and money for Best Buddies everywhere…

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Basketball seems to be a recurrent

Basketball seems to be a recurrent

Basketball seems to be a recurrent theme in the presidential race. We have seen many video clips and photos of Barack Obama shooting hoops and playing pickup basketball. He often makes references to his love of the sport, the media […]

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In all the levels

In all the levels

In all the levels, students read to themselves then to the tutor. Students will mark the sentence phrases. At first, students will need assistance, then they’ll be able to mark many independently, and in the latter levels they will not […]

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Except this series

Except this series

Except this series. Why should India team be cornered for fantage. When failures around the world. I went to Bem Brasil Deansgate on the 11th December for the first time. I had booked a table and we got taken straight […]

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Back to your options

Back to your options

Back to your options. I must vote against option number 2. Keeping the bottom end at this point in your engine life would be like running a marathon, taking a shower, then putting the same clothes you ran the marathon […]

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Kolkata Police had in fact written a letter stating

Kolkata Police had in fact written a letter stating

Kolkata Police had in fact written a letter stating that Army should “not be sent” to the state, O said, adding that he would place that letter before Parliament on Monday.”The central government should show us a single letter which […]

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Rebel, a mens clothing store, will be opening at Mercato in North Naples. (Brian Tietz/Special to the Daily News)Rebel, a mens clothing store, will be opening at Mercato in North Naples. (Brian Tietz/Special to the Daily News)Rebel, a mens clothing […]

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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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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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