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Best Buddies

Public Profile

About This Organization

Purpose:
To enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by making one-on-one "buddy" friendships. We pair college students with people in the community that have intellectual disabilities to facilitate friendship. We have group events once a month. Meetings are also once a month.
Year Founded:
1993
Membership Dues:
$30 per semester
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
MSC/Rudder- First Sunday of the Month

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Hannah Evans
Public Contact E-mail Address:
hannahevans@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
281-757-4178

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://aggiebestbuddies.weebly.com/
Organization E-mail Address:
bestbuddiestamu@gmail.com

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
51-100
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Twice per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Twice per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Never
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Never
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never