Our Mission

To provide every child with special needs in Montgomery County and D.C., the friendship, inclusion and emotional support that they deserve.

To inspire and enrich our network of volunteers with the personal growth and fulfillment derived from selfless giving.  

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Our Values

Friendship Circle is founded upon the idea that within each person is a soul which has something unique to contribute to our world and is worthy of boundless love.

Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of individuals devoted to Friendship Circle's mission of love, friendship and inclusion. 
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Advisory Committees

Friendship Circle's Advisory Committees are a team of highly dedicated professionals with varying backgrounds and experience. The committee members strive to uphold our values and our mission to forge strong bonds of friendship and further grow our community. 
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Our Inspiration

“The Rebbe,” Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of blessed memory, had an unconditional love for all people. He made everyone feel that they belonged. With a warm smile that would heal every aching heart, the Rebbe was always available to offer counsel and blessing, comfort and hope to everyone he encountered.

The core of the Rebbe’s teachings is that none of us are complete unless all of us are included. It is this concept that motivates the Friendship Circle.

To learn more about the Rebbe click HERE