My Buddy Bench Project


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Victoria and Mary Portela, Founder and Co-Founder of MBBP.
It's our family dream, come true. Mom, Victoria, Dad
Our first ever Buddy Bench, at Dr. Henry E. Perrine Elementary School
Buddy! Our Kindness Ambassador
Grateful for having the opportunity to share this space with our huge supporters -Mayor Karyn Cunningham of Palmetto Bay and MiaLisa Millares, Executive Director of Doing Good Together
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Unveiling of Buddy Bench at Pine Villa Elementary School
My Buddy Bench
Spreading Kindness
Zoom meeting with our Kindness Ambassadors Sammie Mom Heidi Vance
Founder Co-Founder Victoria Mary Portela and our sponsor, Panter, Panter Sampedro PA
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The Buddy Bench decorated with paper hands designed with inclusive, anti-bullying messages
Victoria Portela, MBBP Founder
We were so honored to have our1st MBBP event at Dr. Henry E.Perrine Elementary School
Meet Buddy, our MBBP Logo Inspiration
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Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to make real changes.
Every little bit counts!

Joining the Waiting List

Thank you for your interest in the My Buddy Bench Project. We are thrilled to see your enthusiasm for fostering kindness and inclusivity in our communities. Please note that due to high demand and limited resources, new applicants will be assigned to a waiting list to participate in our program. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to accommodate all interested parties.

Rest assured, your commitment to creating a kinder future for our children is invaluable, and we are dedicated to supporting you every step of the way. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of young learners and promote a culture of empathy and friendship.

Thank you for your continued support.
My Buddy Bench Project.