Community Involvement

The Amend Group promotes social awareness in our community to preserve and protect the quality of life for current and future generations. Click below to view our current community involvement.

Community Involvement

Best Buddies of Texas


B.D. and Jaclyn Amend served on the 2013 host committee for the annual Best Buddles® Gala in Dallas, TX. Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant, international organization that has grown from one original chapter to almost 1,500 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. For more information, visit