Story By: Kayla Market


Campus Organization: Best Buddies UA

President: Kayla Market

President’s Email:

President’s Phone Number: (812) 605-1909

Organization’s Email:

 Best Buddies International Website  

Meetings: Information Session: September 9th at 7 pm via Zoom

Monthy events and Chapter Meetings: TBD

Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization committed to establishing a global volunteer movement that builds opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Directly affiliated with Best Buddies International, Best Buddies UA is dedicated to fostering friendships between college students at UA and adults of the Tuscaloosa community with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Best Buddies UA hosts events/parties once a month to bring all the pairs together, while buddies pairs meet regularly one-to-one.