Friends 18+

Social opportunities for our alumni adult group continue to grow! With FOTT Fitt and FOTT Art Nights added to the calendar, we hope to create friendships that will last a lifetime.

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.

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!

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Recent blog posts

FOTT Art Night by: Mark Sulkin

Last night at Friendship Circle, we did, FOTT Art. It was a lot of fun. We learned how to make sculptures out of aluminum foil and different colored fabric. A woman named Teresa talked to us about an artist who made sculptures like that. The sculpture I made was a worm. I started rolling the aluminum foil into the shape… Read More

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Our Mission

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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Mark’s Fun at Kennywood (even in the rain!)

Last weekend, I went to Kennywood with Friendship Circle.  When we arrived there, it started to rain. But lucky for me, my dad gave me a poncho to keep me dry.  I went on some rides like the exterminator, the racer and the black widow. My favorite ride was the exterminator.  We also had a barbeque at the pavilion and… Read More

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