Nathaniel’s Hope Buddy Break

Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break

Christ First Church is a certified Buddy Break provider.

VIP Kids

Kids with special needs are our VIP kids! VIPS include kids with physical, cognitive, medical, or hidden disabil-ity, chronic or life threatening illness, or those who are medically fragile.

Register to attend a Buddy Break respite event.


Buddies are friends to VIP Kids. Volunteer Buddies must be at least 14 years of age, complete a two-hour Buddy Training 101 program, and agree to have a background check run. No previous experience necessary.

Register to be a Buddy!

Why Buddy Break?

Buddy Break provides a safe place for VIPs and their siblings to have fun and establish meaningful friendships with other kids and adults while their caregivers get a much needed FREE break from their overwhelming care-giving responsibilities.

Read more about Buddy Break at the Nathaniel’s Hope website.