Friendship lies at the very heart of our mission here at Bolster Community, as we strongly believe that it forms the foundation for growth and empowerment. As we celebrate International Friendship Day, we take pride in the fact that most of our programs revolve around the concept of bringing people together and fostering meaningful connections.
In everything we do, whether it’s Tots and Tea, where parents with pre-school children come together to make friends and support one another, or Star Bites, FRIENDS, After the Bell, Home2Hospital, and the Parents Plus programs, friendship and connection play a pivotal role in their success.
Our candlemaking social enterprise, Acorn exists to support and provide meaningful opportunities for young adults with mixed abilities and are a testament to the power of friendship. Through our programs, these individuals not only discover their own strengths but also form lasting friendships that enrich their lives. Many of our Bolster Buddies have made pals for life and spend time together outside of the programmes, enjoying each other’s company and engaging in various activities.
We firmly believe that true empowerment and personal growth can only be achieved when individuals are surrounded by a supportive community of friends. Each program we offer is carefully designed to create spaces where friendships can flourish, providing a sense of belonging and purpose to everyone involved.
On this special occasion of International Friendship Day, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our buddies, supporters, and customers who have been instrumental in making these friendships possible. Your continued support has allowed us to build a community where diversity is celebrated, and individuals are empowered through the spirit of friendship.
Let’s cherish the essence of friendship not just on this day but every day, as we continue to foster connections that inspire and uplift us all.
Happy International Friendship Day from all of us at Bolster Community!