|All funds raised through TEAM SPECIAL NEEDS will be split between Abilities Without Boundaries and Best Buddies CT. |
Since 1978, Abilities Without Boundaries a non profit 501(c)(3) that has helped countless individuals with developmental and physical disabilities lead a more productive and fulfilling life. What began with a few concerned parents has blossomed into an organization with a deep and profound respect for the individuals in our care.
At Abilities Without Boundaries, we believe that the possibilities are endless. We are dedicated to fulfilling the lives of adults with developmental disabilities through employment opportunities and social experiences. Our clients come to Abilities Without Boundaries to be included in the community and to learn meaningful and productive life skills.
Best Buddies CT 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).
Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant, international organization that has grown from one original chapter to almost 1,500 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide.
Best Buddies’ seven formal programs – Best Buddies Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, e-Buddies, Jobs and Ambassadors – positively impact nearly 700,000 individuals with and without disabilities worldwide. Best Buddies Connecticut (BBCT), engages more than 2,600 people with and without IDD at 52 schools in Connecticut, impacting the lives of 25,000 Connecticut residents—including participants’ families, friends, teachers and peers.