Tech Teens Teaches Young Adults with Special Needs Graphic Design, Creative Expression

While a majority of teens can develop their technology skills with ease there are many who sadly never get the opportunity. Challenged with the lack of opportunity, teenagers with special needs wish they had the same opportunities as typical teens to use technology and develop tech skills.

For this reason, Friendship Circle created Tech Teens, a comfortable and relaxed environment where they can develop skills and create some pretty cool content and materials.

Our Top 10 Highlights of 2015

#1 You The number one highlight of 2015 was you! We would like to say thank you for…

Digitas Gets Creative At Friendship Circle

Digitas Gets Creative At Friendship Circle

Digitas staff spend a day volunteering at Friendship Circle and create beautiful artwork together with artists with special needs.

A Business Based on Giving Back

Friendship Circle Alumni Create A Business Based On Giving Back

Friendship Circle’s influence on today’s entrepreneurial culture. A conversation with alumni volunteer Zach Firestone.

Soul Center Mini

Big Hearts at Soul Center Mini

The temporary art space is already making an inspiring difference.

5 Ways Volunteering at Friendship Circle Changed My Life

5 Ways Volunteering at Friendship Circle Changed My Life

How Friendship Circle impacts the life of a volunteer 10 years later.

Art & Soul Event Helps to Build New Farber Soul Center

Upon entering the site for the future Farber Soul Center on Wednesday November 12th, women from the local community were called to get a little dirt on their heels.

20 Years Later: Meet the First Participant of Friendship Circle

In 1995 Friendship Circle began with a little girl. Her name was Gwendolyn Friedman, and she was six months old when she was introduced to Bassie Shemtov.

A Gym of Memories: The Legacy of the Elkus Family

On a consistent basis, the Florene Elkus & Edward Elkus Memorial Gym is filled with boisterous laughter, the…

Walk4Friendship Highlights

Doing Amazing Things at Walk4Friendship 2014

For some people, Labor Day Weekend means enjoying a long lazy weekend, last minute traveling with the kids…

Hi Ho Hi Ho, A Camping We Will Go!

Monday morning brought campers not only to Friendship Circle, in order to catch a bus, but also their…

Exploring our Friendship Circle Summer Day Camp

In August, Friendship Circle becomes rather boisterous, as children with special needs come together with our teen volunteers….