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Friendship Circle Marks A Decade Of The Great Bike Giveaway

Nonprofit organization Friendship Circle of Michigan is teaming up with adaptive bike donors and companies for the 10th…

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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…

4 Ways We Made a Difference in 2020

4 Ways We Made a Difference in 2020

Friendship Circle is dedicated to going above and beyond to fulfill the needs of the community, especially in…

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Share Your Feedback: Dakota Bread Company Survey

We recently purchased Dakota Bread Company to further our mission of creating employment opportunities for adults with special…

3 Reasons to Give the Gift of Friendship on Giving Tuesday

3 Reasons to Give the Gift of Friendship on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, Dec. 1 is Giving Tuesday — the annual global generosity movement that aims to transform communities through…

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,…