Artist Spotlight: Lea Pollack

Background Lea Pollack has lived in Oak Park, Michigan his whole life. Raised Orthodox, and having grown up attending Young Israel Synagogue…

Breaking The Stigma: Friendship Circle to begin Teen Mental Health Program

Friendship Circle is excited to announce that the Jewish Fund has awarded a  $6,000 grant to the Friendship…

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Game Changers: A Volunteer Recognition Event Recap

On Monday, May 23, the Friendship Circle and its members gathered at the Berman Theater in the Jewish…

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Friendship Circle’s Farber Friendship Center Offers Employment to Individuals with Special Needs

As we get closer to the official opening of the Farber Friendship Center, Friendship Circle was able to begin…

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Shabbat at the Spa 2016: Mom’s Weekend Getaway

On the weekend of March 4, 2016, 45 mothers of children with special needs went on a weekend…

Empowering Artists Through Ink: Silkscreening at the Farber Center

Many teens and young adults with special needs are never given the opportunity to express themselves creatively. Lack…

A Fond Look Back on Soul Center Mini (Part 3 of a series)

This post is part 3 of a series about Friendship Circle’s efforts to create a new faciltiy to…

Help Break the Stigma Through Suicide Prevention

Let’s talk statistics. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the second…

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Dresner Foundation Awards Grant Towards Friendship Circle’s Pilot Lessons For Life 2.0 Program

West Bloomfield, Michigan – [1/31/16] – The Dresner Foundation has awarded its support to Friendship Circle’s Lessons For…

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Farber Soul Center Construction Update (Part 2 of a Series)

The number one question being asked these days is: “When will the Farber Soul Center be open for…

MasterChef Moms Compete at Friendship Circle Mom’s Night Out

A special thank you to Andrea Birnbaum for photography of this event! It’s not every night you get…

The Top Life Skills Learned at Friendship Circle’s Lessons For Life

From the introduction to the village: “Your job is to explore and make choices. Remember: You may not…