Our Mission

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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.

Behind the scenes of Friendship Circle

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I volunteer at Friendship Circle on Mondays and Thursdays.  When I go there, I’m a receptionist, which means I answer the phone and help other people sign in.  I also help out with small tasks like restocking the fridges, cleaning and helping out with events. What I like most about my job is helping everyone when they need me.  The… Read More

The Donald Klein Teen Fellowship Award

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The Donald Klein Teen Fellowship Award The Friendship Circle’s Teen Fellowship award is awarded to volunteers that show outstanding commitment to Friendship Circle Activities. The Teen Fellowship award is a $50 US savings bond for use as a College Scholarship. This will add tremendous prestige to your college application as it portrays that you were successful and a valuable asset… Read More

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Recent blog posts

Fan Fic Terminology – Part 2

In a previous blog post, I talked about common fan fic terms, but in order for you to fully understand their meaning and use, I think a few examples are in order. As such, I’ve selected a few fics I enjoy 1 that would do the trick: Title: Pokedex OneShots Fandom: Pokemon Author: Ysavvryl Link: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5968447/1/Pokedex_OneShots Author’s Summary: A collection… Read More

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FC Activity Report: 7/30/2020 – Poetry

On July 29th, 2020, at 10:00 AM, I signed on to Zoom for a Friendship Circle session involving poetry. Following a review of the Rules of Respect, the participants were asked if they would rather have the power of flight or underwater breathing. After that, they used word magnets (or rather, an online version of such) to write poetry, as… Read More

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Fan Fic Genres By Sarah Lehman

In my last blog post, I discussed some common terms used by fan fic writers. This time, I’d like to talk about genres, or types of story. Like the stories they’re based on, fan fics can be sorted into several different genres. Romance is one of the most common, but you also have adventure, drama, horror, humor, and so on.… Read More

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