Special Buddies for Special Children®
Backpack Buddies for Summer Specialty Camps
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Welcome to The Shadow Buddies Foundation
We work to spread Miles of Smiles to children across the world!
Since 1995, The Shadow Buddies Foundation has been bringing smiles, hope and companionship to medically challenged children across the country and around the world in the form of cuddly, plush Buddies.
Our Shadow Buddies are a representation that your child, regardless of any illness they may have, is never alone, that they can proudly proclaim they have a friend “just like me.”
Help the Shadow Buddies Foundation spread love and education to these special children and their families; you can donate your time, money and even Buddies, themselves, to make a difference in the life of a child.
Early in June, we held our first "Super Hero Party" at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas! This hospital is one of the 11 Child Life Zones in the United States. Shadow Buddies is proud to work with several of these Zones and provide love and support...read more
We would like to thank all 100 players who showed up on a perfect day at Shadow Glen Golf Club! They helped us reach our goal of being able to provide over 1,000 backpacks to pediatric summer camps. We were so honored to have Matt Besler from Sporting KC come out and...read more
Hello Marty, Here is little Hannah that you made the last Buddy for. Oh my gosh, the Dream Manager, Shelly, said that Hannah was literally Over the Moon with her with her new traveling partner!!! She just couldn’t get over how she was just like her! She even took one...read more