Volunteer Events & Services

Volunteer Events & Services

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THE VOLUNTEER CLUB

The Volunteer Club provides the Friendship Circle volunteers with a wide range of activities, giving our volunteers an opportunity to get to know each other and share experiences.

  

VOLUNTEER KICK-OFF

Sunday, September 17

7:00 – 9:00 PM

At Fun For Kids

370 W Main St, Stamford

Speaker: Daniel Tratt (with pic of him*)

A binge drinking episode in college left Daniel with a traumatic brain injury and paralyzed from the waist down. As a motivational speaker, Daniel discusses his challenges and overcoming adversity.


GIRL’S MIKVAH TOUR NEW

Sunday, November 19

1:00-2:00 PM

At the Minnie Manger-Marcia Lieberman Mikvah

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford

What does Judaism/Torah say about intimacy? Relationships? Love? Join us for an afternoon with Mrs. Goldie Plotkin as she explores the world and mystics of the Mikvah-the Jewish perspective and guide to intimate relationships.


SHALOCH MANOT PACKING & VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Sunday, February 4

7:00 – 8:30 PM

At a private home in Stamford


VOLUNTEER & MOM CHALLAH BAKE

Thursday, March 15

7:30-9:00 PM

At the Jaffe-Berkowitz home

Friendship Circle volunteers and their moms are invited for a special evening to get some tips, great recipes, and enjoy making delicious homemade Challah together!



RIVKY’S COFFEE BREAK *include picture of Rivky*

A casual get together for girls. We meet at a local coffee shop for an informal discussion with Mussie Kantor and Chana Hellinger on a relevant Jewish topic.

In memory of Rivky Deren-Berman

8:00-9:00 PM


MILEAGE PROGRAM

The easy-to-use mileage program, FCconnect, is a web-based tool where volunteers log their friendship visits, get exciting prizes, and communicate with staff.

Access the mileage program through our website www.FriendshipCT.com or go to CT.FriendshipCircleApp.com with your assigned username and password. There is also a free app for smartphones - FCconnect - which makes it quick and easy to enter your hours and earn great prizes!


ANONYMOUS Q & A

In this space you can contact our online therapist, Abby Dunn M.S., BCBA, who will answer all of your questions related to your special friend, privately.

Go to the volunteer section on our website, www.FriendshipCT.com to get started.


MYRNA SPRINGER FUND

Did you ever want to do something extraordinary with your special friend but you just didn’t have the funds to do it? "Myrna's Magic" now makes it possible. Honoring the memory of a special woman, this fund enables volunteers to provide their special friends with magical moments and good times. Go to the volunteer section on our website, www.FriendshipCT.com to see the guidelines and get started.