What Is The Buddy Bench?

The buddy bench is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground. Let's spread the message of inclusion and kindness!

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Louis Buchetto, Artist – Buddy Benches

July 17, 2015 - No Comments

When Louis Buchetto learned about the Buddy Bench, he decided to use his artistic talents and make one of his own.  He says “I’m building these benches because I was that socially shy kid, most of the time loving my inner world. It’s the times in which I struggled to make a social connection that […]


Macdonald Consolidated School

July 17, 2015 - No Comments

This beautiful steel bench was crafted by the Industrial Mechanics Department of New Brunswick Community College and donated to Macdonald Consolidated School in Kingston, New Brunswick, Canada.  A parent, who is a member of the Home and School Association of the school, approached the college and asked them if they would craft and donate a...


Sunset Elementary School Buddy Bench

July 14, 2015 - No Comments

Three Girl Scouts decided to make a Buddy Bench for their elementary school, Sunset Elementary in Bellevue, Washington, as part of earning their Girl Scout Silver Award.  They worked for about 4 months planning and implementing their project.  Another family, the Robertsons, donated the bench.  They organized the almost 600 students at the...