This week HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence welcomes Best Buddies Hawaii back to Helping Hand. March 10th is their annual Friendship Walk at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach Park, 9 a.m. to noon raising awareness and funds to support their programs to foster friendship and inclusion between individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities through innovative school-based programs for young people. Sarah Man, State Director of Best Buddies Hawaii, discusses the many ways people can support their mission.
Helping Hand airs statewide on All Things Considered, and then is archived online here. Every Friday afternoon, Helping Hand puts the spotlight on an organization topic or event that offers assistance to those with disabilities and the most vulnerable.
Contact Best Buddies Hawaii:
Phone: (808) 545-3025 in the Honolulu area, and (808) 242-6962 in the Maui area.