Best Buddies Club

"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 BestBuddiesdevelopmental disabilities (IDD).”

BestBuddies Best Buddies was created by Anthony Kennedy Shriver in 1987 while he was a student at Georgetown University. Best Buddies Colleges pairs people with IDD in one-to-one friendships with college students. In the past, individuals with IDD have not had the opportunity to have friends outside of their own environment. By becoming a College buddy, volunteers offer a Buddy the chance  College chapters have grown from one single chapter at Georgetown to active chapters on more than 426 campuses worldwide. 
Best Buddies was brought to Franklin Pierce University in 2014 with the hope of spreading the mission of Best Buddies on the campus of Franklin Pierce University, as well as in the community. Students interested in creating awareness for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, becoming a part of life-long friendships, or just getting more involved on campus, are more than welcome to join our chapter!
Meetings are open for all members of the student body.

For More Information

Contact chapter president, Mackenzie Brewer for more information
Best Buddies Club