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buddy

1. a volunteer who visits and gives help and support to a person suffering from AIDS
2. a volunteer who gives help and support to a person who has become disabled but is returning to work
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"In 2018, the Buffalo Grove Rotary and the Commission for Residents with Disabilities formed a partnership to support children and adults with special needs by hosting the first Bowling for Buddies event.
Kieran Lowery is a graduate of the Bus Buddies scheme.
Louis has had his own battles, having only recently overcome problems with co-ordination and balance to ride a two-wheel cycle, but now assists at events as part of the inclusive Biker Buddies project.
Best Buddies global ambassador and five-time American football super bowl champion Tom Brady joined the Qatar Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Qatar Museums (QM) and Best Buddies Qatar participants on Sunday in launching a partnership aimed at incorporating persons with disabilities in the organisation of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.
Jessica has been involved with Best Buddies for over 2 decades and Kellie is an amazing ambassador for our program - I can't wait to see how well they do with this event," said Alex Mookerjee, the 2016 Volunteer Gala Chair.
The game will be put on by the Nashoba Regional High School Best Buddies chapter.
Blocks are divided up between the buddies. Blocks C--N use the same number of unit l's and unit 2's as blocks O--Z.
As a new member to the Best Buddies organization back in 2006, I formed a close friendship with a designated peer with intellectual disabilities (ID).
Brush Buddies Smurfs Poppin' is a line of pop-up action toothbrushes in the shape of Papa Smurf and Smurfette.
The inaugural graduating class of Budget Buddies, a nonprofit organization that provides low-income women with innovative financial training to help move them out of poverty, received their diplomas earlier this month at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union's headquarters in Lowell, Mass.
BEST BUDDIES: Promoting the scheme at Coventry MIND are (left-right) Deanna Coles-Jordan (21), a buddy, Jade Medford (buddy co-ordinator) and Laura Hillary (14), who has been helped by a buddy
Best Buddies: The Hollywood firm Dell & Schaefer donated 35 tickets to the Florida Panthers hockey game recently and 80 members of the firm went to the game with participants in the Best Buddies of Broward, an international nonprofit that enhances the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.