Student volunteers will be hosting FunDay, the university’s longest-running community service event, on Saturday. The event brings together hundreds of “buddies” – people around South Florida with intellectual and developmental disabilities – and pairs them with a student for a day of food, activities and fun. “The buddies refer to this event as their Christmas,”...
Tangled in stained sheets, a young woman, curled into a ball, clutches her head and quietly sobs. Blood dots the sheet around her. Another girl, bound and gagged, silently pleads with you to accept her.
Members of the University of Miami Best Buddies chapter participated in the first Best Buddies Friendship Walk on Saturday to raise awareness about intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The first annual Eunice Kennedy Shriver (EKS) Day was celebrated on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center in Key Biscayne.
The Best Buddies chapter at the University of Miami received an Outstanding Chapter Award at the 19th Annual Student Leadership Conference, held this past summer in Bloomington, Ind.