About Us

The Friendship Circle is a community-based program that brings together people of diverse abilities and interests. At Friendship Circle, we believe all people have the same needs.  These needs include friendship, fun, opportunities to grow, the ability to contribute and to belong. Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh is devoted to addressing those needs in an accessible environment that provides any necessary supports to bring out the best in all of us.

As a FC Member, when you walk into Friendship Circle Pittsburgh, people are eager to see you and will always welcome you.

You may very well hear laughter from the game room. You may smell what is cooking in the kitchen as friends are prepping for a café night, Shabbat dinner, or a celebration. It is likely that you will see people expressing themselves in different ways while engaged in a full range of fun activities. You will feel a sense of community from people enjoying themselves as they work together to make Friendship Circle Pittsburgh a vibrant place where everyone can be themselves and find friendship, respect and fun.

 

The Friendship Circle
Mission Statement

The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh was established in 2006 with the intention of creating a more inclusive community. Our programs engage youth and adults with diverse abilities in a full range of social activities; we aim to enrich the lives of all participants through mutually advantageous interactions, creating lasting friendships that strengthen both the Jewish and greater communities.

 

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Recent blog posts

FOTT Café January Decorations

Michael Supowitz Blog Post Last Wednesday, I helped to set up for FOTT Café. The decorations made by PA Cyber looked great–my favorites were the penguins.  There also were snowflakes, ice cubes, icicles, and centerpieces. I felt comfortable helping to finish decorating. The FOTT Café theme decorations looked beautiful and reminded me of a winter wonderland.

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Being an Office Assistant

My favorite thing that I have done at Friendship Circle in the past month is draw pictures. As an office assistant, I enjoy sorting money very much. My favorite memory of being an office assistant was when Cara and I put a bunch of fish on the board for Friendship Shabbat. In February, I am most looking forward to celebrating… Read More

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Mark’s Blog Post

It was a lot of fun celebrating my Birthday at Friendship Circle. I turned 26, and we played charades at the FC office! I also had a cake at Friends on the Town Dinner. The best thing I did to celebrate this year was being with my friends and family. In this next year of my life, I hope someday… Read More

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