Welcome to Beach Buddies


Bringing buddies of all abilities together

Trailways to friendships 


Our Mission

Advocating Integration and inclusion

Founded in 2019 Our mission is to provide opportunities for community inclusion to individuals of all abilities who are 18 years of age and older living on the Central Oregon Coast in the form of social events and community outings. 


Our Values

To provide each individual we support with respect, thoughtfulness of their needs, showing kindness, and dignity. 

Always recognizing their uniqueness to be themselves


Our Objective

Our Objective is:

To provide more opportunities to adults of all abilities experiencing developmental and intellectual disabilities, with the focus on  building friendships and better access for integration into their own community. 


Our Programs

Social events




Beach Buddies Birthday club 


Requesting Your Support

Make a Difference


Volunteer Your Time

Are you looking to support Beach Buddies? We’d love to receive your help, and so will the community we provide for. Contact us to learn about donation opportunities. However you are able to help, we can assure you that it will have a major impact on the lives of many.

One-Time Donation

Want to make a positive impact in the communities of the Central Oregon Coast? It really is as simple as making a donation. No amount of time or money is too small or too large! We appreciate all the help you can provide and guarantee that it will be put to excellent use. Contact us to learn more about what we do with the donations we receive.

Annual Donation

If you feel moved by the good works that Beach Buddies promotes in our community, we would very much appreciate your support. Set up your donation to Beach Buddies today. It’s easy and most importantly, it will make a major difference in the lives of so many who are in need of help. Contact us today to learn more or click below to donate now.


“Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them… your smile, your hope, and your courage.”

Doe Zantmata

  • Christmas w/ The Beach Buddies
    Gleneden Beach
    Dec 12, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Gleneden Beach, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, OR 97388, USA
    celebrate the magic of the season with your buddies in a fun and festive outdoor venue.
  • Halloween Trick-or-Treat drive thru
    6445 Gleneden Beach Loop
    Oct 31, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    6445 Gleneden Beach Loop, 6445 Gleneden Beach Loop, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388, USA
    Join us for a no contact, physically distanced drive thru trick-or-treat. This event is for open to all ages and all abilities. Wear a costume and show us your Halloween spirit as you grab a “to go” goodie bag of fun.

Contact Us

P.O. Box 205 Depoe Bay, Or 97341


Say Hello to our Beach Buddies Team


Amy Farhat



Rose Nelson


With a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work, Charlie McMann is committed to changing the world. There really couldn’t be a more dedicated Grant Manager, and we’re so happy to have Charlie McMann as part of the Beach Buddies team.


Tracy Elliott

Board Member

Tracy  has been a truly valued member of the Beach Buddies family since 2019. Tracy   initiates, organizes, and promotes new programs for our organization and volunteers.


Nader Farhat

Vice President & Secretary

Personable and detail-oriented, Nader is beloved by both our donors and our buddies. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful Vice President who is always playing a supporting role in our organization.


Anti discrimination statement and policy


Beach Buddies does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities, programs or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, participants and volunteers.