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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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    High School Transition

    Best Buddies Canada can help students become more involved in their high school transition process by working to identify their goals and for buddy pairs to support one another in developing a game-plan based on individual interests.

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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 was delighted to announce Goldie Hawn as the award recipient at the 20th Annual Best Buddies Gala at the Carlu on September 10th, 2014. The event was a huge success raising $1,425,000.

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