19 year old Sophia Ziaski is creating joy for so many local teens and young adults, with the non-profit, Friends Connect Foundation (FCF)
Middletown North boys soccer team plays mini-golf with special needs kids
Members of the Middletown North boys varsity soccer team play mini-golf with the Friends Connect Foundation, a nonprofit run by Sophia Ziajski, 19, of Middletown, at TST BBQ & Mini Golf in Middletown
NJ mini golf donates free fun for special needs kids every week
Finding things to do with kids who have autism or any other disability is often hard because of the looks, comments or sometimes outright hostility you get. So when a place out of the kindness of their heart sets aside a special time for families just like yours it needs to be commended and shared.
Middletown teen establishes nonprofit Friends Connect Foundation
At 16, Sophia Ziajski had an idea. At 17, she founded an organization. Sophia is the founder of Friends Connect Foundation, an organization that provides friendship opportunities for individuals with special needs.
Connecting Friends with Friends
A simple request from a friend transitioned into the inspiration to create a nonprofit the “Friends Connect Foundation”.
Middletown teen’s group builds friendships for special needs kids
Last month, a new nonprofit organization was publicly introduced, hoping to fill the gaps in resources and services that may be inaccessible or inadequate for Monmouth County teens with special needs.
Middletown Teen Saw Isolated Special-Needs Peers — and did Something About it
Filling a void for desperate families, 17-year-old Sophia Ziajski founded a nonprofit to foster friendships.
Sophia Ziajski Helps Friends Connect
Typical teens make their social connections on Instagram or Snapchat. But Middletown resident Sophia Ziajski is nowhere near typical. At just 17, she founded the Friends Connect Foundation
Be an Agent of Change
When Sophia learned that there were not enough activities for older special needs children, she set about a course of action to correct it.