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Inclusive Fun: We've Got Friends Attend 'The Wiz' at UCPAC Main Stage

Candi Carter and Emerson Carter

Hey there, fellow friends and supporters of We've Got Friends! We're excited to share with you the amazing experience our participants had on Thursday, February 15th, as they attended 'The Wiz' at the UCPAC Main Stage.

The Wiz in 35mm: A Magical Experience

Imagine the joy and excitement as our participants immersed themselves in the vibrant world of 'The Wiz,' presented in glorious 35mm. The film's dazzling visuals and enchanting story provided the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable outing. See more pictures from this special event on our Instagram and Facebook.

At We've Got Friends, we're all about creating inclusive social spaces for teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to connect, have fun, and build lasting friendships. Events like 'The Wiz' outing exemplify our commitment to providing unique and enriching experiences for our participants.

Our Mission: Building Bridges, Fostering Friendship

For those who may be new to We've Got Friends, let us share a bit about who we are and what we do. We're a non-profit organization based in New Jersey, dedicated to fostering inclusive communities where teens with I/DD can thrive.

Our mission is simple yet profound: we believe that friendship knows no boundaries. Regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, or economic status, everyone deserves the opportunity to form meaningful connections and feel a sense of belonging. That's why all our programming is free to participants and their families. Learn more about our team and our mission. 

More Than Just an Outing: Community Collaboration

'The Wiz' outing is just one example of the many community events and activities we organize for our participants. We're proud to collaborate with various partners across New Jersey to offer diverse and engaging experiences that cater to our participants' interests and passions.

From movie screenings to art workshops, bowling nights to beach outings, our team is constantly working to provide a wide range of opportunities for our participants to socialize, explore their talents, and build confidence. Register for our programming here!

Join Us in Making a Difference

As we reflect on the magical evening at 'The Wiz,' we're reminded of the transformative power of friendship and community. Together, we can continue to create inclusive spaces where everyone feels valued, accepted, and celebrated for who they are.

Whether you're a participant, a volunteer, a donor, or simply someone who believes in our mission, we invite you to join us on this journey of friendship and inclusion. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of teens with I/DD and their families. Make a donation through our Rally Up!

Stay tuned for more exciting updates and events from We've Got Friends. And remember, friendship knows no limits!


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