Friendship Circle’s Lessons for Life Offers Real-World Experience in State-of-the-Art-Village

Friendship Circle’s Weinberg Village teaches kids with special needs critical skills in a safe environment. Imagine a place…

Nicole Kahan: How Friendship Circle is Changing Teens’ Lives

Nicole Kahan started out volunteering with the Friends at Home Program in seventh grade, and as a college…

A Friendship That Changes Lives: Amanda & Allie

Friendship Circle brought Allie and her Buddy Amanda together, changing their lives for the better. When Josh and…

Brianna Dines – Testimonial

As a newly graduated Occupational Therapist from Grand Valley State University, Brianna Dines knows the importance that an…

Samantha Murray – Testimonial

Samantha Murray is currently a paraprofessional educator of an ASD (autism spectrum disorder) classroom. She credits Friendship Circle…

UMatter suicide prevention helps teens in crisis

“I’m currently 900 days clean from self-harm,” said Jenna Friedman, a U Matter teen board member. And now…

Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety announces $750K grant to Friendship Circle of Michigan

The Andrew Kukes Foundation for Social Anxiety announced a 15-year, $750,000 grant to the Friendship Circle of Michigan…

Creating a Circle of Friendship: Friendship Circle After School and Sunday Circle Programs

When a child is diagnosed with a special need, parents devote their time and energy to ensure the…

Small Acts of Kindness Make the Biggest Difference at Friendship Circle

Barbara Guttman finds joy in preparing Shabbat meals for residents at the Daniel B. Sobel Friendship House through…

Pnina Schloss – Testimonial

Pnina Schloss, a current undergraduate student at Binghamton University, volunteered with Friendship Circle for a number of years….

Jessica Borin – Testimonial

Jessica Borin, a student in her senior year at the University of Michigan, enthusiastically described her experience volunteering…

Jacob Singer – Testimonial

Jacob Singer, a Family Life Education and Community Event Coordinator at JFS, credits Friendship Circle with the development…