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Meet Friendship Circle's Newest Staff Members!

Here at Friendship Circle we already have a wonderful group of staff, volunteers, children, and their families. However, we are always looking to expand our circle. With that being said, we are happy to announce that we now have three new staff members!   

Meet Kimberleigh Bechtolt - She/her

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Kimberleigh is our new Program Manager! She grew up in Metro Detroit, where she volunteered for Friendship Circle - Michigan. She graduated from The Ohio State University with BA in Psychology and obtained her Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Northeastern University. She has been living in Seattle for 3 years. Her interests include hiking, sailing, paddle boarding, camping, snowboarding, and painting! She has worke… Read More »

Program kickoff at We Rock the Spectrum

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It’s clear that The Friendship Circle is off to a great start this year. Our program kicked off this past Sunday, September 12th at We Rock the Spectrum. Friendship is the greatest gift and we couldn’t be more proud of our community for coming together and making this event happen. All the amazing volunteers and kids had a great time hanging out with their buddies and playing on all the structures. They also got to experience a music session from our talented music therapist Dianna.

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The isolation from COVID-19 has made it challenging for people to stay connected and maintain friendships. It’s especially difficult for kids and teens with special needs who already feel isolated on a day-to-day basis. However, at F… Read More »

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