Photo: Sean Molloy, Tamara Torlakson, Maria Shriver, Carl Bendix, Susie Sheinberg, Jaclyn Mathison, and Justin Knighten. Powered by revered journalist and best-selling author Maria Shriver, Team Maria hosted its annual benefit at the Montage Beverly Hills on July 13, 2014 to support Best Buddies International, an organization committed to serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our event was sponsored by Los Angeles Confidential.
Best Buddies® 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).
On January 26, 2012, New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady kicked off 'Team Tom Brady', in support of Best Buddies International. Team Tom Brady will be participating in the 2012 Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port. Join Tom's team by visiting www.teamtombrady.org, and help Best Buddies in creating more opportunities for social inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.