Our Champion of the Year candidates have a variety of personal and professional backgrounds, and we see new types of Champions every year! What brings them together is their compassion, motivation, and desire to make a difference in their community.
Know someone who might make a great Champion? Nominate them below, and a local Best Buddies staff member will connect with them to discuss the nomination! (P.S. don’t hesitate to nominate yourself either!)
I said yes to being a Champion this year because it’s an awesome opportunity for me to spread the news about Best Buddies. Best Buddies is all about friendship and helping people, so I wanted to be a part of that. Everyone deserves to feel included and have friends. The more people who know about Best Buddies, the better our state will be!– Asher Ward, 2022 Best Buddies International Champion of the Year