Georgiy Verkhovykh's family shares how the organization helped him build a network of friends.
"For him it's his whole world," explained Georgiy's mother.
The event also took a religious tone. This non-profit organization is a vision from a Jewish organization which has centers all over the world.
"One of the foundations of Judaism is love your fellows, like yourself. Friendship Circle really embodies that mission with everything they do," explained Rabbi Levi Stein, Director of Friendship Circle of Wisconsin.
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TODAY'S TMJ4 Live at Daybreak anchor/reporter Julia Fello emceed Sunday's event.