Serving Together: Best Buddies

07.17.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Best Buddies is an international organization, founded by Anthony Shriver, that connects individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities with mentors, leadership training, and jobs. Anthony explains how the group got started. Cold Stone Creamery is one employer that has teamed up with Best Buddies to provide jobs. Food scientist Dr. Maya Warren speaks with Family Life about the Best Buddies partnership. Best Buddies offices are also located in King of Prussia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Locations in New York state include Rochester and Albany. Bonnie Webster heads up the Rochester, NY location. She shares with Family Life’s Traci Lynn about volunteer needs in the Rochester/Finger Lakes region. www.bestbuddies.org

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