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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Become an e-Buddy!

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

This is an e-mail based program!  Enjoy from anywhere!

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Our organization focuses on the mission of inclusion. Through creating 1:1 friendships we create a more inclusive space for people with and without disabilities to come together via email.

DESCRIPTION

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

This activity is great for anyone who loves email communication!  E-buddies is an email based friendship built between someone with an intellectual disability and someone without.


ITEMS NEEDED

Personal device with access to internet


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 years of age or older
  • under 13 requires the supervision of a parent 

NEXT STEPS

VISIT our e-buddies website and APPLY! See VIEW INSTRUCTIONS for details.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
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  1. Visit our e-buddies website and APPLY! 
  2. Please be patient as your application is reviewed.
  3. Once approved, you will receive a confirmation email from Best Buddies to connect with your e-buddy.
  4. Be sure to let us know that you found this opportunity through PGK!
  5. Kindly fill out this PGK impact form when you’ve completed the activity.
Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!