Best Buddies International

Best Buddies Massachusetts Elementary School Friendship Project

“This $25,000 grant will support the creation of five Best Buddies elementary school chapters in the Cape Cod area.  Best Buddies chapters bring students with intellectual disabilities together with classmates without intellectual disabilities to socialize, to participate in fun activities, and to create more inclusive classrooms.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Boston, MA (Barnstable, Dukes, Essex, Nantucket)
AMOUNT: $25,000 for One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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