Concord, NH—The Best Buddies Friendship Walk will be June 5, 2021at the State Housein Concord, NH. The Best Buddies Friendship Walk: Concord, New Hampshire is the latest life-changing movement. Since 2009 more than 250,000 participants have walked in more than 60 cities and raised more than $24 million for Best Buddies.
Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver toestablish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
“The unprecedented challenges we faced together in 2020 has highlighted just how important our mission of inclusion is for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities – they need us now, more than ever,” said Anthony K. Shriver, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Best Buddies International. “This year we look forward to seeing our communities across the nation unite to celebrate inclusion and raise the critical funds needed to support people with IDD. I am beyond grateful that the important work of this organization will continue, thanks to our participants, volunteers, partners and the entire community. I am confident that together we will continue empowering people with special abilities, connecting advocates and mobilizing our supporters to create a more inclusive world.”
Among those expected to attend this year includes: Governor Christopher Sununu, Miss New Hampshire as well as local talent.
Best Buddies in Concord, New Hampshire is proud to include hybrid opportunities at our physical walk that will allow participants to lace up their shoes to walk for inclusion wherever the participants feel comfortable, all working to surpass 2021’s fundraising goal of $88,000. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the Walkcommences at 12:30 pm on the State House Grounds. Following the Walk, please join Best Buddies for a day of fun, family, wellness and friendship.
Proceeds from the Friendship Walkare fundamental in supporting state programs that provide one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living. These programs can be found in all 50 states and will create promising opportunities for more than 350,000 people this year.
Walk for inclusion. Walk for friendship. Walk for a better New Hampshire!
This year’s Best Buddies Friendship Walkin Concord, sponsors and corporate partners include: The New Hampshire Liquor Commission. Please contact for Sponsorship Opportunities.