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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