Holmdel, NJ – May 21st, 2017 – Friendship Circle of Central Jersey takes over the Vonage Corporate Center Great Lawn and Campus on Sunday, May 21st, to take a walk for friendship in support of children with special needs.
Join more than 1,500 men, women and children for the 9th annual Walk4Friends, where 100% of the proceeds go towards providing individuals with special needs, with social and educational experiences they would not otherwise have. From workshops to lectures to programs and parties, community support and involvement is critical to the success of Friendship Circle of Central Jersey programs and this fun family-friendly event is a great way to show support.
After the walk, participants and their families are invited to celebrate and enjoy a fun filled fair, complete with endless jumping entertainment on inflatable bounces, an assortment of rides, and an open vendor booth market. The excitement continues with an amazing performance Flippenout Productions. . Participants can refuel with a wide array of delicious food. We are also adding new this year a foam machine and petting zoo.
“Not only does the event create awareness of autism, Walk4Friends helps develop a strong sense of community, while showing support for special children and their families,” said the organization’s director Chana’Le Wolosow.
For the families involved in the Friendship Circle, Walk4Friends is a celebration of the work the organization does year round. “When someone you love has autism, all you want for them is to be accepted, to be happy,” said, Vickie Eisen, whose son, Jake, has autism, “the Friendship Circle has done just that.”
The 9th annual Walk4Friends, hosted by the Friendship Circle of Central New Jersey, a Manalapan based organization that advocates on behalf of children with special needs, will kick off at 1:00 pm at Vonage Corporate Center, 23 Main Street in Holmdel. The goal of the walk is to promote greater awareness of people with special needs, as well as raise funds for the Friendship Circle’s many social and educational programs.
About The Friendship Circle of Central New Jersey
The Friendship Circle of Central New Jersey is dedicated to creating a supportive community for special needs children, their families and high school volunteers. The programs we develop gives these children the opportunity to unearth potential, make positive life choices, and realize their dreams through enriching educational and social opportunities. The result not only offers much needed respite to the parents of individuals with special needs, but instills a love and commitment to community service in our teen and young professional volunteers—the next generation of community leaders.
For information about the walk, visit www.walk4friends.com
To learn more about The Friendship Circle, visit www.friendsnj.com.