Special Buddies for Special Children®
Miles of Smiles: Sharing Hope, Compassion and Friendship
Backpack Buddies for Summer Specialty Camps
Princess Parties: Helping Girls Feel Pampered and Pretty
Join us for Bartending for Buddies at Dubious Claims Brewing Company
Join us for the Bartending for Buddies event with celebrity bartender Mark Anderson on Thursday, March 14th, 2019, at the Dubious Claims Brewing Company. All proceeds benefit Shadow Buddies.
Buddy of the Month
4th Annual Shoot for the Kids
Join us for the 4th Annual “Shoot for the Kids” on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the Saddle and Sirloin Club. This event promises to be a thrilling day, delivering a high quality clay shoot at one of Kansas City’s premier locations. Join us as we raise money for our Courage Capes – Capes for Kids!
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.
It's a wrap! our first Pheasant Shoot was a cold day with the snow storm. Thank you to all of our teams and sponsors who got up early and braved the weather to help medically challenged children! Thanks to all of our shooters and CK Farms for providing...read more
KMBC Channel 9 featured a story on the 2018 Shadow Buddies Fantasy Flight on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Donna Pitman...read more
On December 8, 2018, we were a part of United Airlines' Fantasy Flight. Matthew Adams form United Airlines shared his take on the day. Check it out!As the aircraft made its descent, the passengers pulled their window shades shut and closed their eyes. With...read more