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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

Join other Fairfield County high school students as we kick off the year with a fun program!


Sponsored by Jared & Sondra Mehl


Sunday, September 15

7:00-9:00 PM

At the Rosen Home



VOLUNTEER TRAINING EVENT
Thursday, November 14

7:30-9:00 PM

At The Israel Home


ALUMNI EVENT NEW

Calling all alumni who are home for winter break- join us as we catch up and connect!

Saturday, December 21

7:00 PM

At Six Thirteen

108 Prospect St, Stamford

 

VOLUNTEER & PARENT CHALLAH BAKE

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

Sunday, January 26

7:30-9:00 PM



SHALOCH MANOT PACKING & VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Help us pack Shaloch Manot for our special friends, while gaining important and useful tools as a volunteer.

Sunday, March 1

7:00 – 8:30 PM

At The Welkovich Home



VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION EVENT

It’s time to applaud the incredible work that our wonderful volunteers do. Friendship Circle volunteers will receive awards, and more, at the appreciation event.

 

Sunday, May 3

7:00 PM

At Congregation Agudath Shalom

301 Strawberry Hill Ave, Stamford


SENIORS CLOSING EVENT

Seniors...we’ll miss you tremendously! Please join us for an evening as we give you our best well wishes, hear about alumni opportunities, and share your Friendship Circle highlights!


Sunday, May 17

7:00 PM

At the Jaffe-Berkowitz Home


COFFEE BREAK 

A casual get together for girls who meet at The Friendship Circle conference room for an informal discussion with Chani Cunin on a relevant Jewish topic.


In memory of Rivky Deren-Berman



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.



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!



THE NANCY HARON LEADERSHIP PROGRAM NEW

The Nancy Haron Leadership Awards are presented to the volunteers who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to their special friends. Volunteers qualify for this prestigious honor by consistently volunteering and expanding their knowledge in the field of special education. Recipients receive a college scholarship and beautiful award.


Sponsored by her children:

Dan & Rachel Haron

Yoav & Meg Haron