Company Size: 200-500 employees
What’s your mission?
What products or services do you sell / provide?
Best Buddies International 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 (IDD).
What is the story behind your company and what are you known for?
Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant, international organization. Offices work diligently to plan and host exciting regional activities and training to help support the growth and development of Best Buddies student leaders and participants with IDD.
Accolades to note:
Globally we serve 1.2 million particpants in 2,498 chapters. We have programs in all 50 states, 6 continents and 54 countries. Because of Best Buddies, more than 2,600 friendships and 155 job placements are happening across the state of FL for youth and adults with IDD.