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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Buddy Blog 4/14/14

April 15, 2014 - No Comments

Sometimes, it isn’t a child who hears about an idea and sees it through.  Here is an example of a “big person”, Mrs. Tammy Ruehrwein, listening to the idea of a “little person”.  Mrs. Ruehrwein is a second grade teacher at Loveland Primary School in Ohio who heard the story of the Buddy Bench and […]


Buddy Blog 4/7/14

April 7, 2014 - No Comments

The adorable Chloe Bidelman brought the Buddy Bench to Windber Elementary in Windber, PA after seeing Christian’s interview on the Today Show!  She was recently interviewed by her local TV station!  Click here to watch the interview.


Buddy Blog 3/31/14

March 31, 2014 - No Comments

Today’s blog post highlights how the entire community of New Britain, CT worked together to get Buddy Benches for all of the elementary schools in their district!  They received enough donations to purchase 14 benches and the high school arts honor society will be designing the signs.  It’s great to see a community work together...