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Disclaimer - Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature. Always be sure to research the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles.

Duration

30 - 60-Minutes

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Monthly

Age Range

  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Best Buddies International 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). This activity is great for anyone who loves email communication!  E-buddies is an email based friendship built between someone with an intellectual disability and someone without.

What's Needed To Complete

Personal device with access to internet

Special Requirements

10 years of age or older under 13 requires the supervision of a parent 

How It Makes A Difference

Our organization focuses on the mission of inclusion. Through creating 1:1 friendships we create a more inclusive space for people with and without disabilities to come together via email.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Visit our https://www.ebuddies.org/apply/e-buddies website and APPLY! Please be patient as your application is reviewed. Once approved, you will receive a confirmation email from Best Buddies to connect with your e-buddy.

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