On September 2nd over 5,000 people fromÂ acrossÂ metro Detroit came together to raise awareness for Friendship Circle and children with special needs.
Walk4Friendship is an annual 5k walk that raises crucial funds and community awareness for Friendship Circle. Walk4Friendship begins with an inspirational opening ceremony followed by a 5k walk (or 1 mile family walk).
Upon reaching the finish line, walkers enjoy a post-walk celebration with entertainment, activities, food and much more. Check out all of the highlights of Walk4Friendship 2012 below.
Walk raises funds for programs that help special needs people learn life lessons
Did We Take Your Picture at Walk4Friendship?
Annual walk in Bloomfield Hills helps children with special needs
Spotlight on health
Walk4Friendship on 96.3 WDVD
My Dear Friend,
I am still in awe as I reflect back on Walk4Friendship 2012, a momentous day for Friendship Circle. Never before has our community felt so united and strong- I cannot thank you enough for your support both in person and in spirit.
On the fundraising front, we are only $20,000 dollars away from surpassing last year’s fundraising total of $500,000. So long as donations continue to flow in through the end of the month, I am confident we will not only reach, but exceed our goal.
Again, thank you for making Walk4Friendship 2012 a remarkable success. On behalf of the staff, families, volunteers and supporters of the Friendship Circle, I wish you a happy, sweet and healthy new year.
Rabbi Levi Shemtov