Did you know that there are #specialneeds carts available at Kroger stores? We spoke with Sharon Hildebrandt-Tonnies, a special needs mom and Kroger shopper, about her experiences with these carts. Watch our video to hear her story.
The inspiration for Friendship Circle and its motivation to continuously do more comes from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of righteous memory. Today on his 115th birthday we share a letter the Rebbe wrote on November 17th, 1980 to the participants of a major Jewish conference dealing with the needs of Jewish individuals with special needs. This letter emphasizes the importance of including individuals with special needs in Jewish Activities for a number of different reasons. Link