Photography by Jon Mietling
A little rain couldn’t stop an army of friendship and love. More than a thousand people flooded onto Walnut Lake Road Sept. 1 for Friendship Circle’s 14th annual Walk4Friendship.
The event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the West Bloomfield-based nonprofit that provides help and support to 3,000 local individuals with special needs and their families.
This year’s walk raised $525,000 and featured free entertainment, including a pogo stick performance by the Xpogo Stunt Team.
“We all want people to see us for who we really are inside as a beautiful soul,” Friendship Circle co-founder Rabbi Levi Shemtov told the crowd. “We thank every single one of you.”