Buddy Bench News Archives - Christian's Buddy Bench

17
Jul
2015

Louis Buchetto, Artist – Buddy Benches

By Alyson Bucks on July 17, 2015 in Buddy Bench News Buddy Benches Around the World with 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 […]

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7
Jul
2015
Central Intermediate School

Central Intermediate School

By Alyson Bucks on July 7, 2015 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Central Intermediate School in Stewartville, Minnesota is making sure the memory of a sweet little girl whose life was taken way too soon lives on.  They chose to honor her memory with a beautiful Buddy Bench.  The school’s principal said, “Because she was so well liked by our students and staff, was a great friend and […]

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9
Mar
2015

Buddy Bench at Lincoln Charter School

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

At the end of this school year, Lincoln Charter School will have a new and exciting Buddy Bench!  Click here to read an article that explains how an architectural firm, construction company, local government, and I have been working together with students and administration at Lincoln to make this happen!  It’s going to be great!

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26
Feb
2015

Merton Primary School’s new Buddy Bench

By Alyson Bucks on February 26, 2015 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Click here to watch a news story about the Buddy Bench at Merton Primary School.  I love how excited the kids are when it is revealed!  You can see the website map on display during the assembly!

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25
Feb
2015

First Buddy Bench in Guam!

By Alyson Bucks on February 25, 2015 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Thanks to the efforts of our friend, Caden, in Hawaii, Guam has a Buddy Bench!  Click here to read the press release about the new bench at Chief Brodie Memorial Elementary School.

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30
Jan
2015

Clear Springs Elementary Buddy Bench

By Alyson Bucks on January 30, 2015 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

A young boy in Minnetonka, Minnesota heard about the Buddy Bench and was inspired to get one at his school.  He raised over $2000 dollars all by himself!  Way to go Parker!  The local news station did a story about it that can be viewed here.

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8
Jan
2015

El Dorado, Kansas fire department provides Buddy Benches

By Alyson Bucks on January 8, 2015 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Click here to read a wonderful story about a fire department bringing Buddy Benches to ALL elementary schools in El Dorado, Kansas!

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28
Dec
2014

Byron Elementary STARS

By Alyson Bucks on December 28, 2014 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

At Byron Elementary in Byron, Minnesota, students strive to be a STAR every day.  That stands for Show respect, Teamwork, Always take pride, Responsibility and Safety first.  Click here to read the article about their new Buddy Bench- it will help them continue to be STARS for years to come!

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28
Dec
2014

Danville Primary School

By Alyson Bucks on December 28, 2014 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Click here to read an article about the Buddy Bench at Danville Primary School in Danville, Pennsylvania.  Christian had the opportunity to Skype with the students at their kick-off assembly this fall!

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25
Nov
2014

Girl Scouts Bring Buddy Benches to Elementary Schools

By Alyson Bucks on November 25, 2014 in Buddy Bench News with No Comments

Click here to read how girl scouts from Michigan worked together using money from cookie sales to bring Buddy Benches to three elementary schools.  They earned their Bronze Award as a result!  Great job girls!

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