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Beloved Detroit Challah Bakery Reveals the Power of Friendship

Dakota Bread Company provides employment for those with special needs Beloved Detroit Challah Bakery Reveals the Power of…

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How to combine career and family to really make a difference

Growing up in the Chabad Lubavitch community, Bassie Shemtov always knew she’d devote her life to service. So when she married and…

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Friendship Circle Buys Bakery to Expand Jobs for People with Special Needs

Friendship Circle recently purchased the West Bloomfield-based Dakota Bread Company to provide training and career opportunities for adults…

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Celebrate Cookie Day with Friendship Circle

Sam Morris has designed a unique “sweet hugs” vanilla sugar cookie to commemorate National Cookie Day. Celebrate Cookie…

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Friendship Circle continues to help individuals with special needs

Since co-founding the Friendship Circle in 1994, Bassie Shemtov has noticed a shift in how community members relate…

Nonprofit purchases West Bloomfield bakery to offer job opportunities to adults with special needs

The nonprofit Friendship Circle recently purchased Dakota Bread Company in West Bloomfield as a way to offer job…

Dakota Bread is Back in Business

A steady stream of cars — 189 in the first hour alone — passed through the Boardwalk shopping…

The Friendship Circle Knows the Difference a Friend Can Make

In 1994, husband-wife duo Bassie and Levi Shemtov declared that they would dedicate their lives to social outreach,…

Friendship Circle Buys Dakota Bread Company From Retiring Owners

Dakota Bread Company, a popular West Bloomfield bakery known for its challah, will reopen next week under surprising…

Friendship Circle of Michigan buys bakery to expand job options for people with special needs

WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Friendship Circle of Michigan has done amazing work helping people with special needs…