Brady helps kick off Best Buddies Challenge festivities
BOSTON (WHDH) -- Tom Brady helped kick off the festivities for this year's best buddies challenge.
Adam Williams and Kayna Whitworth will be participating in the bike ride next month and Kayna was also in attendance for Tuesday's kickoff event, along with Tom Brady was program founder Anthony Shriver, and many of the riders.
The challenge raises money to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Through the program many of them gain independence and find jobs.
Lauren Potter, who plays Becky on the show Glee, is getting her own team together.
She is really looking forward to next month's challenge.
When asked how many people she was trying to recruit, Potter said, “Like a lot. More than Tom Brady…I want to kick his butt."
Best Buddies is also helping people affected by the Boston Marathon bombing.
The Tom Brady Football Challenge, which is the night before the ride will be dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.