Creating a global movement of opportunities for friendship, employment & leadership development for people w/ intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Best Buddies New York currently provides programs to more than 3,000 people with and without disabilities throughout the state. We have programs on 70 middle school, high school and college campuses. This year, 30,000 New York residents-including participants’ families, friends and community members will be positively impacted by Best Buddies programs.