The Buddy Bench

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! I am raising money to have these benches installed at Endeavor and Snake River Elementary Schools in Nampa, ID.

I've decided to up the ante and am asking you to help me raise money for another bench. I've raised the goal amount to $2,100. Please pass the word, and thank you for your support!

On March 22nd-24th, I'll be running for two days non-stop to raise money for this at the Pulse Endurance Runs at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, ID. You can track my progress from this website:

View the website for the bench here:


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  • Mark Johnson 
    • $60 
    • 32 mos
  • Gus Hood 
    • $30 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 32 mos
  • Maxwell Jahner 
    • $25 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 32 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Ben Blessing 
Nampa, ID
Randy Dewey 
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