Friends 18+

Social opportunities for our alumni adult group continue to grow! 

Friends on the Town

alumni friends ages 18+

Book Club
Our Book Club meetings are led by our local librarian incorporating hands-on activities relating to the book of the day.

Trips
Friends hit the town each month for a fun outing together.

Cafe
At this full culinary experience, we cook, setup, host and serve dinner for friends and guests. 

Dinners
We catch up monthly for dinner and coffee with friends old and new at eatery and coffee shops.

Art Nights
Tap into your creative side at Art Night as we make various forms of art under the instruction of an art professional.

Movie Nights
Kick back with friends as we enjoy some of our favorite movies.

Fit
Stay fit and healthy while having fun with friends as we try things such as bowling, zumba, and cardio.

Rock Climbing 
Join us at ASCEND in South Side as we reach new heights rock climbing. See how high you can scale the wall with friends.

i-Volunteer

ages 18+

Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with other agencies in the community while also providing a service of need.


I-Volunteer is a partnership between the Jewish Federation Volunteer Center and The Friendship Circle. Young adults between the ages of 18 and 45 of all abilities combine entertainment with community service in a comfortable social setting. Each month, The Friendship Circle partners with a different young adult organization; including Repair the World, Shalom Pittsburgh, J’Burgh, Hillel JUC, and Moishe House. Together, they perform meaningful work within the Pittsburgh community.

Interested in joining iVolunteer? Contact Us!

FC Friends Give Back

At FC, friends experience the benefits of giving back together and share many opportunities to spread kindness and offer support to their community. We’ve been proud to grow our connections and partnerships by accepting donations and incorporating service days into our programming to support the following organizations:

  • Kids Who Care & Teen Scene Drive:
    • Currently accepting at FC donations of winter clothes, nonperishable food items, animal shelter supplies, and toys for 412 Food Rescue, Casa San Jose, Animal Friends, South Hills Interfaith Movement and Beverly’s Birthdays
  • Teen Scene Challah Bake:
    • Challah Back to Give Back! We shared a memorable night of community, connection, and challah baking last night during this teen collaboration with representatives from FC, Repair the World, BBYO, The Second Floor, NFTY, Bnei Akiva, and NCSY
  • I-Volunteer / Friends on the Town:
    • Our FOTT joined the Federation’s Young Adults Division in December for a mitzvah day to benefit Dress for Success, writing inspirational cards for female job seekers
  • Holiday Donations for Beverly’s Birthdays:
    • We accepted items for teens throughout the month of December benefitting Beverly’s Birthdays
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Recent blog posts

Friends All Around 2021

Friends All Around is Sunday, June 6th, 2021 at the Highline in the Southside. Click here for more information and to RSVP today!

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Fan Fiction Blog Review: May 2020-March 2021

Hey all, it’s been almost a year since this blog became active, So let’s take a look back before I write the next attraction. First we had to learn what fanfiction is, As well as some basic terms in the biz. So I wrote a basic summary, and added some dos and don’ts I hope the readers were smart, and… Read More

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The Friendship Circle Spring and Summer Member Survey 2021

Dear FC Members & Families, Please take a few minutes to complete a survey by clicking here. As we look forward to offering opportunities for in-person outdoor activities in the spring and summer, The Friendship Circle would like your input in making these activities as comfortable and meaningful as possible for our members and families. Please note, we will continue… Read More

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