OPINION 10/21/2014 By Carlos Slim Helú and Anthony K. Shriver Mr. Slim is a billionaire industrialist. Mr. Shriver is the founder and chairman of Best Buddies International. Some of the world’s largest companies have launched initiatives to hire individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). For many businesses, it may […]
Think about junior high or high school for a moment. I know, even now, you can easily picture your best friend. The one you shared everything with for those years. Now, try and picture the same school, the same YOU, without that special friend. Hard to imagine, isn’t it? For some, this reality is far too familiar.
When Lisa Lutoff-Perlo presided over the reveal of Celebrity Cruises’ new Edge-class cruise ships this March, it was more than a showcase of what will be the first of a quintet of billion-dollar vessels scheduled to debut beginning in December 2018. The event was the culmination of Lutoff-Perlo’s vision
Tom Brady brought his 9-year-old son, Jack, on the field for a charity football game for Best Buddies International at Harvard Stadium in Allston, Mass. Brady looked proud as Jack stole the show in the game, joined by Patriots Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola.
Crawford, 51, and her daughter, Kaia Gerber, were on hand to host the Best Buddies Mother’s Day Brunch at a private residence in Malibu, California, on Saturday. Crawford has been involved with the Best Buddies organization
Several Patriots, both past and present, were on hand for the Best Buddies Football Challenge at Harvard Stadium Friday night, along with other various celebrities, to help raise money for the charity that aids the disabled.
On Friday June 2 Fieri hosted the second annual Guy Cooking with Best Buddies Celebrity Chef Food and Wine Festival. Also part of the evening was the annual Best Buddies Football Challenge, co-hosted by Tom Brady. Playing quarterback for both teams.
Haute 100-lister Anthony Shriver and his ever-giving family are known in Miami and abroad for their admirable philanthropic endeavors. From the creation of the Special Olympics, the Peace Corps and to Best Buddies, the Shriver’s can be credited to spreading good throughout the globe
There was one person Darci Joyce couldn’t wait to see as she got ready for her junior prom Saturday afternoon. “Kalie’s here,” Darci yelled as she bolted out the front door of her home and into the arms of her best friend Kalie-Ann Nassoura. The two embraced repeatedly before they made their way inside. “I’m so excited,” Kalie-Ann, a senior who lives in Stratham said.
An organization aimed at creating opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities recently welcomed their first Indianapolis employment participant. Matt Burns works three days a week – totaling 18 hours – as an employee for the City
“I love working Monday nights, because the restaurant looks more elegant, and so peaceful, and romantic,” Chapman said. He’s been working here for more than a year, and he’s done so well, he earned Massachusetts Best Buddies Employee of the Year!