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Mission Statement

Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development.

Description

Best Buddies Virginia & DC works to create opportunities for inclusion at all ages through friendship, jobs, and leadership programs. There are 64 active school chapters and a community-based adult friendship program, Best Buddies Citizens. Our jobs program finds full-time, integrated employment for individuals with IDD. Our Ambassador program creates opportunities for leadership development through speech writing workshops and advanced leadership training's. We have the potential to grow all of these programs with the help of volunteers. Become a Best Buddy today, and help spread inclusion to your community.

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