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Join us as we walk in support of Best Buddies’ mission of inclusion.
Join us In-Person and Virtually
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the leading walk in the country supporting inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (also known as IDD).
Join 40,000 walkers across the country to support the Best Buddies programs in your schools, workplaces and communities. You’ll be making the world more welcoming to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – one friendship, one job, and one life-changing connection at a time.
We are planning to be in person on June 5th with any current COVID19 protocols mandated by the State of New Hampshire in place. Regardless of any mandates, masks will be available for everyone. We are going to ask walkers to walk in groups of 10 or less and wear a mask during the walk and party. Thank you for helping us make this day safe for all!
For sponsorship opportunities and other event inquiries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Check-in: 8:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies: 8:30 AM
Walk: 9:00 AM
Celebrate: Until 1:00 PM
Registered Walkers: Lunch will be provided
Park anywhere downtown, but if parking is limited, there are three public parking garages nearby the event.
State Street Public Parking Garage:
19 North State Street, Concord, NH 03301
School Street Public Parking Garage:
17 School Street, Concord, NH 03301
Storrs Street Public Parking Garage:
75 Storrs Street, Concord, NH 03301
Between May 21st-May 29th:
At any time during this week WALK with your Team in your neighborhood or where ever suits you and make sure you wear your walk shirts!
May 31st: Deadline to submit either a 20 second video or a photo of your Team walking. Please submit to email@example.com.
June 5th: We will be sharing the walk videos and pictures submitted at our in person celebration!
Going the extra mile for Best Buddies.
Introducing the all-new Friendship Walk Fundraising Incentive Program. Each time you hit a fundraising incentive level, we’ll send you an email confirming your shipping address and that item will be immediately sent to you. (Except the $50 participant shirt which will be given to you either on Walk day or picked up the day before the Walk - see your local Best Buddies office for more detail) Incentive levels start at $50 and go up to $1,500. Get all six and you’ll be repping Best Buddies to the fullest!
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Join us as we walk for the Best Buddies mission!
Let’s change the world for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
It’s much more than a walk, it’s a party!
Funds raised through the Friendship Walk benefits Best Buddies – the world’s largest organization dedicated to ending the social, physical and economic isolation of the 200 million people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our programs empower the special abilities of people with IDD by helping them form meaningful friendships with their peers, secure successful jobs, live independently, improve public speaking, self-advocacy and communication skills, and feel valued by society.
The IDD community that Best Buddies serves includes, but is not limited to, people with Down Syndrome, Autism, Fragile X, Williams Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury and other undiagnosed disabilities.
Best Buddies in New Hampshire 500 N. Commercial Street, Suite 502Q, Manchester, NH 03101