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4th Annual Team Maria Best Buddies Benefit
Team Maria (Best Buddies), led by award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maria Shriver, held its annual benefit at the Montage Beverly Hills on Sunday, July 13th to support Best Buddies International and its life changing programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)...
Game, Set, Match! The Malibu Tennis Invitational was a smashing success!
Under the Malibu sun at Pepperdine University* the inaugural Malibu Tennis Invitational (MTI) took place on June 7th. Best Buddies California welcomed 14 teams including two Best Buddies who participated...
2014 Best Buddies Friendship Walk: San Francisco Was A Huge Success!
Over 500 people coming together to celebrate friendship, promote inclusion, and support for the Bay Area Best Buddies programs...
2014 Best Buddies Friendship Walk: Southern California
On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, over 500 people from all over Southern California came together at Shoreline Village in Long Beach to participate in the 4th annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk!
Audi: Best Buddies Celebrity Bowling Event in Downtown Los Angeles a Striking Success!
Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars were in attendance at the Audi: Best Buddies Bowling for Buddies event at LuckyStrike Lanes at L.A. Live on April 27, which was presented by Audi...
Welcome Clara Steele!
Best Buddies California welcomes a new team member this month! Clara Steele is the new Program Manager of our Los Angeles and Inland Empire Friendship Programs in Southern California...
Bay Area kicks off the Best Buddies Friendship Walk
On Tuesday, February 25th, Best Buddies San Francisco kicked off the Bay Area Friendship Walk with a Community Kickoff sponsored by Lightning Tavern in San Francisco...
Best Buddies California Hosts Two Friendship Walk Universities
Best Buddies California hosted their first ever Friendship Walk Universities during the month of November. Friendship Walk University (FWU) is a national training program developed by Best Buddies International intended to train our annual Friendship Walk Committees...
CORONA: Students with cognitive disabilities crowned king, queen
The royal couple walked arm in arm toward the middle of the football field, soaking in the cheers. Turning to face the crowd, they waved to their adoring fans as the roar grew louder...
4th Annual Best Buddies Poker Tournament
On Thursday, August 22nd, over 100 people came out to Audi's Beverly Hills location for the 4th Annual Best Buddies Poker Tournament, hosted by Kelly Hu, Chris Jacobs, and Jeff Jacobsen....
Best Buddies CA Attends the 24th Annual Leadership Conference
On July 19th, 2013, over 1,700 Best Buddies Leaders from around the World traveled to Bloomington, Indiana for the 24th Annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference...
Best Buddies Friendship Walk Raises $44,000
On May 4th, 2013, over 500 people came together at Shoreline Village in Long Beach, CA to walk in support of Best Buddies California...
Best Buddies Jobs Honors United Talent Agency with Vanguard Award
UTA was honored for being the first of the Best Buddies' employers to hire a participant from their supported employment program...
Best Buddies Friendship Walk Raises $43,000 In The Bay Area
On Saturday, April 27, 2013, over 400 people came together at The Music Concourse and Bandshell in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park to celebrate friendship, promote inclusion, and support Bay Area Best Buddies programs...
Best Buddies Dress up for Hollywood Nights Prom in Glendora
Nearly 200 students from around the San Gabriel Valley on Friday enjoyed a walk down the red carpet at the Glendora High Best Buddies "Hollywood Nights" Prom...
Best Buddies Celebrates the Holidays
Best Buddies California participants kicked off the 2012 Holiday Season with two Holiday events this year...
Best Buddies Participant Joins "The Insider" As Special Guest Correspondent At Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Premiere
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Park 2 grossed $141.3 million dollars over the weekend. As you can imagine, the Los Angeles premiere of the film was a hot ticket...
Shawn Afradi: Twilight Correspondent
In October, "Entertainment Tonight"/"The Insider" hired Shawn, a Best Buddies Jobs participant, to work as a Production Assistant for the shows...
Archbold: Celebrating a homecoming princess with cerebral palsy and a 100-year-old Long Beach Woman
Ruby and Lindsay didn't know each other. They were separated in age by more than eight decades. But they had one thing in common: Both inspired everyone around them. And then something else happened that tied them together in my thoughts...
Bay Area Friendship Walk
On Saturday, April 28, Over 200 people came together at The Music Conscourse Bandshell at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to celebrate friendship, promote inclusion, and support Bay Area Best Buddies chapters through raising over $36,000...