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Miami half marathon Team Friendship keynote speech

Good evening. My name is Stacy Goto. I am the mother of Sam Goto, a Friendship Circle participant and volunteer. It is an  honor to speak to you tonight about friendship, specifically the unconditional friendship provided by this organization to people who really need it and benefit from it. We all understand that friendship is

By |2019-02-26T19:43:26-05:00February 26th, 2019|Blog, Friendship Circle Blog, Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Miami half marathon Team Friendship keynote speech

Friendship Flash – Issue 1 – January 3, 2019

  Introducing the Friendship Flash The Friendship Circle bids farewell to 2018 on a high and grateful note! We would like to express sincere thanks to an incredible community, our group of generous matchers, our dedicated supporters (279 and counting!), and our adult volunteers. This dynamic group of people came together to not only reach but surpass our

By |2019-01-14T00:45:07-05:00January 14th, 2019|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Friendship Flash – Issue 1 – January 3, 2019

Introducing the Friendship Flash 

The Friendship Circle bids farewell to 2018 on a high and grateful note! We would like to express sincere thanks to an incredible community, our group of generous matchers, our dedicated supporters (279 and counting!), and our adult volunteers. This dynamic group of people came together to not only reach but surpass our goal to raise $54K through a

By |2019-02-02T10:18:41-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Introducing the Friendship Flash 

LOVE.LIVE.GIVE – The People Behind the Quotes

Friendship Circle touches the lives of everyone involved. The program has the ability to shape lives, not only for our participants, ranging from children to young adults, but also our teen and adult volunteers, families, and other supporters. You've read about them in the #LoveLiveGive campaign, now get to know them better. Senthil Muthiah -

By |2019-02-19T11:57:21-05:00December 19th, 2018|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on LOVE.LIVE.GIVE – The People Behind the Quotes

Birthdays and Celebrations: October – December 2018

At Friendship Circle you are never just a participant, volunteer or staff you are family! Congratulations to everyone celebrating their birthdays and other milestones this time of year! PARTICIPANTS & VOLUNTEER BIRTHDAYS October Birthdays | James D | Jake G | Mark Z | Jaret F | Jake C | Ethan R | Alex G | Ariel I | Jonathan S | Alex

By |2019-02-03T08:12:13-05:00December 19th, 2018|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Birthdays and Celebrations: October – December 2018

Sunday Programs End of 2018 Happenings

Our Sunday programs are dedicated to providing participants with 2 hours of fun and engagement under the guidance of an experienced teacher and with the help of our teen buddies.  Our recent Sunday programs have included Martial Arts, Yoga, and Dance! Special feature- exciting visit from the local Fireman, police officers and ambulance! We even got

By |2019-02-03T08:17:15-05:00December 19th, 2018|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Sunday Programs End of 2018 Happenings

Singing with Sam

The first time I ever saw Sam Goto was on a huge Walk4Friends billboard on Route 9. His million-dollar smile lit up the whole billboard, and I knew that I wanted to meet the boy behind this great smile! Luck was on our side when my oldest son, Josh, was chosen to be Sam’s Friends

By |2019-02-03T08:34:37-05:00November 16th, 2018|Blog, Friendship Circle Blog, Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Singing with Sam

Finding My Passion In Life – Hayley and Andy’s Story

My name is Hayley Tyson and I have volunteered at Friendship Circle for the past 4 years. When I first started volunteering at Friendship Circle, I did the Friends at Home Program. Every Sunday I would go to my buddy Andy’s house. Andy is such a creative, energetic, compassionate, and smart boy. He always showed

By |2019-02-03T08:39:48-05:00October 8th, 2018|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on Finding My Passion In Life – Hayley and Andy’s Story

The Voice of a FC Volunteer, By Alexandra Seidler

Every Sunday at 3 o’clock I pause my homework and leisure, get in the car, and make my way to Robertsville elementary school where I dedicate my time to children from all ages with mental and physical disabilities. I arrive by myself and sign into the Sunday Friendship Circle program, surrounded by kids with contagious

By |2018-10-09T22:49:18-04:00February 22nd, 2018|Friendship Stories|Comments Off on The Voice of a FC Volunteer, By Alexandra Seidler
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