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You are the difference!

We are fortunate to have true partners who not only share our vision but play an active role in making it a reality. Join us as we transform our community!

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Make a Donation

By making a donation to the Friendship Circle Upper East Side you provide friendship, unique experiences and opportunities for children, teens and young adults with special needs.

Donate here or scroll down to consider one of our partnership opportunities below. Thank You!

Friendship 101

The sustaining partners of Friendship Circle UES! A recurring monthly contribution of just $101 (or the equivalent amount annually) provides a child, teen or young adult with special needs the opportunity to experience the joy and companionship of friendship. Together, the Friendship 101 partners help facilitate hundreds of friendships for individuals with special needs. Join the revolution today!

Monthly contributions of $101+

The friendship Fund

Sponsor a Child

The financial burden associated with raising a child with special needs is immense. With your help we aim to ensure that every family has the opportunity to participate in all the wonderful programs Friendship Circle has on offer. Give the gift of friendship to a child by sponsoring him/her for a year of Friendship Circle programming.

Sponsorships begin at $3600

Dedicate a Program 

To afford Friendship Circle families every opportunity to take part in our programs, we keep the cost of participation artificially low. Dedicate a program and help us bridge the gap. 

Dedications begin at $5400

Investors Circle

An investment opportunity with infinite returns! Our investors are true visionaries who are committed to the Friendship Circle mission. Their transformational giving paves the way toward exponential growth and maximum impact.

Investors contribute $10,000+