Buddy Blog Archives - Christian's Buddy Bench

25
Jun
2015
Girl Power – Update

Girl Power – Update

By Alyson Bucks on June 25, 2015 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

These girls have been working hard, so we wanted to post an update and some new pictures.  They have delivered benches to Shady Grove Elementary School and Holman Middle School in Glen Allen, VA, and Cashell Donahoe Elementary School in Sandston, VA.  They were also featured in a local paper which can be viewed here. These […]

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21
Apr
2015
Girl Power in Virginia!

Girl Power in Virginia!

By Alyson Bucks on April 21, 2015 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

We wanted to share an inspirational story about a group of middle school girls (and one boy that recently joined them) working together to bring Buddy Benches to elementary schools in the Henrico County, Virginia area.  The group of teens are members of the Technology Students Association at Holman Middle School in Henrico County. This […]

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9
Mar
2015
Helping Lincoln Charter School

Helping Lincoln Charter School

By Alyson Bucks on March 9, 2015 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

Earlier this year, CORE Design Group, a local architectural design firm, asked me if I would like to work with them to help them bring a Buddy Bench to a local school.  Of course, I was excited about it and immediately agreed!  It was decided that we would work with Lincoln Charter School, and bring […]

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3
Sep
2014
Buddy Blog 9/3/14

Buddy Blog 9/3/14

By Alyson Bucks on September 3, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

When the marketing director of the Colonial Park Mall in Harrisburg heard about the Buddy Bench, she immediately knew she wanted to do something.  She wanted to find a way to bring benches to Harrisburg area schools.  She contacted the local technical school and their carpentry department jumped on board and wanted to help.  Within […]

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11
Aug
2014
Buddy Blog 8/11/14

Buddy Blog 8/11/14

By Alyson Bucks on August 11, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

We apologize for the hiatus that we took on blog posts.  Christian has had an extremely busy summer and we are trying to catch up before the school year starts! There have been a lot of exciting things going on across the country over the summer as people work to obtain a Buddy Bench for […]

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30
Jun
2014
Buddy Blog 6/30/14

Buddy Blog 6/30/14

By Alyson Bucks on June 30, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

Today’s blog post features the community of Norwich, Connecticut.  The Greater Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition has teamed up with the Norwich Rotary Community Corps in an amazing way.  Together, they hope to provide Buddy Benches to every school in the community (public, private, and parochial), for a total of 50 benches.  More than 20 benches have been […]

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23
Jun
2014
Buddy Blog 6/23/14

Buddy Blog 6/23/14

By Alyson Bucks on June 23, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

Macklemore and the Roxhill Elementary Buddy Bench Roxhill Elementary School in Seattle, Washington, lauched their Buddy Bench in a huge way!  Grammy Award winning artist, Macklemore, surprised the students during their kickoff assembly.  The Youth Ambassadors hosted the assembly and Macklemore was a very special surprise guest.  When the curtain was pulled back, there was Roxhill’s […]

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17
Jun
2014
Buddy Blog 6/17/14

Buddy Blog 6/17/14

By Alyson Bucks on June 17, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

This Buddy Blog post has been in the works for a while, and is finally being published!  Aren’t things supposed to slow down during the summer?  Not in our house!  Christian takes the opportunity to add MORE activities to his schedule!  As a result, time in front of the computer has been scarce! When I first […]

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3
Jun
2014
Buddy Blog 6/2/14

Buddy Blog 6/2/14

By Alyson Bucks on June 3, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

Jefferson Intermediate School- Fairbury, Nebraska About a month ago, we received our first contact from a school in Nebraska!  A third grade teacher, Mrs. Cyndi Shinn, from that school contacted me to say her class kicked off a fundraising campaign to raise money for a Buddy Bench.  They read the story in Scholastic News and left […]

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20
May
2014
Buddy Blog 5/20/14

Buddy Blog 5/20/14

By Alyson Bucks on May 20, 2014 in Buddy Blog with No Comments

Orange Street Elementary Can you have a “full circle” moment when you are only eight years old?  Mrs. Jasmine Jones, a 4th grade teacher at Orange Street Elementary, shares a special connection with Christian.  From the time we moved to York, PA when Christian was one, she took care of him in the church nursery (until […]

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