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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Financial donations are the most direct way to support Friendship Circle. Please consider making a donation to keep our Circle growing!

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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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