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October 6th, 2008

Best Buddies Online Auction

The mission of Best Buddies is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships and integrated employment.

Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant, international organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 1,300 middle school, high school, and college campuses across the country and internationally. Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 United States. We have accredited international programs on six continents with additional country programs under active development. Our six formal programs - Best Buddies Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, e -Buddies® and Jobs - will positively impact more than 350,000 individuals this year. Best Buddies also is systematically implementing our 2010 initiative that will witness the organization's continued significant growth, both domestically and overseas. Best Buddies volunteers annually contribute services to the community that equate to more than $70 million USD.

Straight Egyptian Mare, Tahnmara
She is an Imported Mare by Qahtahn, a rare homozygous black Stallion and granddaughter of Moniet al Saharaf, who set a record for the highest Egyptian Arabian stallion syndication in 1986 at $10 Million Dollars.
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This auction will take place Saturday, October 18th in conjunction with the live Twentieth and Grand Finale Best Buddies Ball. Not only is this the twentieth anniversary of the Ball, but it will be the last time Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver will open their home to this spectacular event. With individuals like Carl Lewis, Cindy Crawford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver and Robert DeNiro supporting Best Buddies, this auction will be a fabulous event!