Monthly Archive: December 2021

Special Reunion

Lauren Sherman Doberman started volunteering with Friendship Circle in 2001, when she was 12. Back then, she visited Dina Kaufman in her home in Montclair as part of the [email protected] program. This week, Lauren...

DIY Shop, Cook & Art

First came the shopping checklist and a quick jaunt to ShopRite. Then, there was DIY sushi. And that was just the beginning of Cooking and Art at Lifetown in Livingston on a recent Wednesday...

Chanukah Celebrations

Wow! What an incredible eight nights of amazing programming Friendship Circle participants took part in! Here’s just a small selection. COOKING CLASS FC Jr. director Esty Grossbaum hosted a virtual Doughnut Cooking Show for...

Joshua’s Club Is a Tribute to Beloved Young Man

Joshua Gendel was just two years old when he joined Friendship Circle in 2001, and instantly he and his family—including mom Erica and dad Steven—found their community. “Josh started with Friends @ Home and...

Four Weeks of Summer Delights

Winter may be here, but the memories of the summer at LifeTown still warm the hearts of many. For the first time ever, Friendship Circle hosted a full four-week summer program at LifeTown. Open...

It’s Fabulous, It’s Shabbat at LifeTown

Friday nights are getting even more fabulous as Friendship Circle welcomes families and the community to celebrate the beauty of Shabbat at LifeTown. Fabulous Friday Nights, currently being offered several times a year, allows...