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To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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    Read All About It - Thank You!

    On Sunday, March 1st from 1 pm until 3 pm, Best Buddies and Chapters Indigo stores hosted the 7th Annual Best Buddies ‘Read All About It’ volunteer appreciation event at 19 locations across the country, involving nearly 100 Best Buddies chapters and over 1500 Best Buddies participants from Victoria, BC to St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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  • Etobicoke local donates proceeds from rare Mercedes to Best Buddies and WaterStone Foundation Inc.

    Etobicoke local donates $144,000

    Local Etobicoke residents Kim and Terry Duffy donated $216, 000 from the sale of their 2008 Mercedes SLR McLaren to Best Buddies Canada and WaterStone Foundation Inc.

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    The 20th Anniversary Best Buddies Gala

    Best Buddies is delighted to announce Goldie Hawn as this year’s award recipient at the 20th Annual Best Buddies Gala at the Carlu on September 10th, 2014.

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