Friendship Circle Programs Need Your Help

Friendship Circle SuppliesAnother year of programs has begun and, and Friendship Circle needs your help!  In order to run our 30+ weekly and seasonal programs, we need some important toys, supplies and equipment.

There are a number of items we are in need of  to help maximize the potential of our programs. Please take a few minutes to search around your house or make trip out to the store and make an important donation to Friendship Circle programs. All donations are tax deductible.

What We Need

Apple Computers

Under the supervision of a certified Apple Instructor, Tech Teens students will be utilizing iMovie and GarageBand to create their own movies and music.  We need Five iMacs or 15 inch Macbook Pros that students will use to make their own mini documentaries. Five computers will enable us to host 10 teens in this program.



We have a brand new Lego room in the Activity Wing. The walls and tables are covered in Lego panels and now we just need more Legos to make this  room a child’s dream come true! We are in need of lego of many different sizes and shapes and it can be new or used. We are also in need of Lego themed storage units to store all of the lego.


Looking to upgrade your old iPad? Donate the old one to Friendship Circle! Efshar Circle (Friendship Circle’s Hebrew School) is starting to use iPads in the classroom to help as communication aids, implement its curriculum and enhance classroom activities.We are in need of three iPads (one for each classroom). iPads can be new or used 3rd or 4th generation versions (please note we are looking for regular iPads not iPad Minis).

sports equipmentSports Equipment

Friendship Circle has a number of different sports programs that are in need of sports equipment. Supplies needed include basketballs, hula hoops, parachutes, scooters and other sports equipment. Any supplies that could be used in the gym are greatly appreciated.

social skills boardgameBoard Games and Puzzles

Friendship  Circle uses a number of board games during our social skills programs. We are in need of any card games or board games that promote good social skills would be very helpful. Games that require turn taking, social interaction, question asking and patience will be very helpful for participants of the programs. Games can be used provided they are in good or “like new” condition.

art suppliesArts & Crafts Supplies

The Art room is one of our most popular rooms and in constant need of new supplies. Our basic needs include markers, crayons, paint, brushes, colored paper,craft material, and more.


Fidget toys are great self-regulation tools to help with focus, attention, calming, and active listening. Fidgets are used during all of our programs and prove to very helpful. You can see some examples of great fidgets Here.

Supplies for Sav-On Drug Store

sav on drugs
Sav-On Drugs, located in the Weinberg Village, helps teach life skills to students with special needs from across metro Detroit. Students learn about making purchase and managing their money. Supplies needed include office and school supplies,costume jewelry, stuffed animals and clothing accessories.

How to Donate

Any donation items can be sent or dropped off directly at the Friendship Circle, located at: 6892 W. Maple Rd. West Bloomfield, MI 48322 If you have any questions about donations, please contact the Friendship Circle at 248-788-7878 ext 213 or email [email protected]. All donations are tax-deductible.

Thank You!!!

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