Walmart awards $50,000 grant towards Anti-Bullying Program

Friendship Circle has been awarded a generous $50,000 grant towards the “Upstander” anti-bullying curriculum.

“The Walmart Foundation is very pleased to be supporting The Friendship Circle, and are committed to helping those in the communities where we serve,” said Bill Bartell, Market Manager at Walmart,

Free Tickets Available For Detroit Titans Basketball Game

The University of Detroit Mercy has generously donated up to 500 basketball tickets to Friendship Circle for the game between the Detroit Titans of UofD when they battle national powerhouse Butler Bulldogs on Sunday January 8th at 4pm at the legendary Calihan Hall.

Second Annual Friendship Circle Snowman Competition

On February 22nd Friendship Circle will be hosting our second annual Snowman Building Competition.

This unique event invites local Detroit businesses to put down their briefcases and pick up their snow shovels in a team-building contest to build the most unique snowman.

This is an excellent opportunity to raise funds and awareness for Friendship Circle and children with special needs in a fun, competitive environment!

Now Launched: New Mobile Friendship Circle Website!

We have just launched a brand new mobile Friendship Circle Website that will enable our mobile readers the ability to access Friendship Circle information.

Chanukah In The Wild!

You are invited to attend Friendship Circle’s Annual Chanuka Party!

Join us for an Animal Magic Show, Carnival, Food and more

Bloomfield Chargers to Host Friendship Circle Hockey Night

The Bloomfield Chargers, the hockey team for Andover and Lahser High schools will be hosting a Friendship Circle Hockey night for families, volunteers and supporters of Friendship Circle.

Free Admission for FC Families, Volunteers and supporters!

Participate in a Study and receive a $50 Gift Card

The University of Michigan is conducting a research project focusing on adolescents and adults with communication difficulties and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders.

New Support Group For Moms

Raising a child with special needs can be extremely stressful and challenging.

For this reason Friendship Circle is starting a support group for moms who have a child with special needs.

Friendship Circle Represented in NYC Marathon

On Sunday, November 6th, in front of 2 million cheering fans the 42nd New York City Marathon was held. Of the more than 50,000 runners Friendship Circle was proud to have three runners represented in the NYC Marathon Ron Ferber, Alyson Findling and Dov Stein. Ferber, Findling and Stein ran alongside fellow supporters representing Friendship Circle’s across the globe.

Another Successful Miracle League Season [Pictures]

Yesterday Friendship Circle completed another great season of Miracle League Baseball. Friendship Circle and Miracle League join together to allow children with special needs the chance to be part of a real baseball league. Check out some of these great pictures of America’s Pastime.

Why I’m Fundraising For Friendship Circle: 14 Fundraising Tips to get you started today!

Walk4Friendship is less than a month away. The month of August is a crucial month for us. Aside from all the camps and activities that are going on we are hard at work trying to raise much needed funds to continue programming in 2011-2012.

Michelle Moberly, A Friendship Circle parent shares her reasons for raising money.

In this post we also include some tips on how you could raise money to support individuals with special needs.

Welcome to Friendshipcircle.org

Welcome to Friendshipcircle.org

After many weeks and months of work we welcome you to the brand new Friendship Circle website.
We designed a website that we hope is easier to navigate and more pleasing to the eye.