Friends Make Life Better Forever.

For 25 years, Friendship Circle has impacted thousands of lives in Metro Detroit by providing friendships to people with disabilities and their families. Today we ask for your support in guaranteeing the viability and perpetuity of Friendship Circle.

Forever Friendship is an endowment fund that will grow impact by growing itself. Through the numerous opportunities to give, Friendship Circle will continue to operate and further its programming. As we continue our mission into the next 25 years, we invite you to join us in providing forever friendship for future generations.

SCHOLARSHIP
SOUL SCHOLARSHIP
Soul Scholarships enable Soul Studio artists to realize and develop their creative talents. The Soul Studio is an art studio and gallery space that supports and empowers adults with special needs through creating and exhibiting artwork.
SCHOLARSHIP
FRIENDSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Friendship Scholarships provide children with special needs the opportunity to develop friendships through participation in Friendship Circle’s 40 weekly programs.
ENDOWMENT
LESSONS FOR
LIFE
Lessons for Life provides the opportunity for special education students to learn and practice life skills in a realistic, safe, and controlled environment through a variety of educational lessons.
ENDOWMENT
FRIENDSHIP
HOUSE
The Daniel B. Sobel Friendship House is a lifeline to hundreds of individuals and families struggling with isolation, addiction, and other life crises.
ENDOWMENT
UMATTER
The UMatter program operates on a peer-to-peer model of teenagers helping their peers overcome mental health stigmas, challenges, and crises.
ENDOWMENT
SUMMER &
WINTER CAMPS
Friendship Circle’s summer and winter camp programs provide unforgettable seasonal and overnight camp experiences for children and teens with special needs.
ENDOWMENT
SOUL
PROJECTS
Soul Projects provide vocational training and employment opportunities for adults with special needs at Friendship Circle’s Farber Soul Center.
ENDOWMENT
BUILDING ENDOWMENT
The building endowment fund is dedicated to keeping Friendship Circle’s buildings safe, maintained, updated, and beautiful for all visitors.
ENDOWMENT
RENOVATION & EXPANSION
The renovation and expansion project is transformational renovation to offer expanded and upgraded programming at Friendship Circle’s Meer Family Friendship Center.
FOREVER GIFT
Participate in Friendship Circle’s monthly giving program with a Forever Gift. Your monthly donation will enable Friendship Circle to further our mission and continue to provide support, friendship, and programs to individuals with special needs and their families.