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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St Leonard School Buddy Bench

January 17, 2016 - No Comments

Carolyn Kopp, a Girl Scout from Muskego, Wisconsin, has been working very hard to bring a Buddy Bench to her former school.  The project is now complete!  Not only did she make a beautiful bench, she created a sustainability video which she presented to the teachers at the school.  Carolyn dedicated 93 hours and 35 […]


Oklahoma School for the Deaf

December 5, 2015 - No Comments

Oklahoma School for the Deaf has a new Buddy Bench thanks to the hard work of students in the high school welding class!  See the press release below to learn how it came about for this great school! SULPHUR, Okla. – Elementary students at the Oklahoma School for the Deaf are fostering friendship during recess […]


Mercer Area Elementary School + AmeriCorps = Buddy Bench!

August 19, 2015 - No Comments

A summer service-learning project through AmeriCorps in Mercer, Pennsylvania led to the construction of a Buddy Bench for Mercer Area Elementary School!  Christian Skyped with the students of the program in July and then they got to work on their bench!  They did a great job!  Check out the pictures from start to finish! Skyping […]