Friends was founded in 1997 by Sara Damber, and has since grown to become an organization with 40 employees in Sweden. The head office is in Stockholm and we have three regional offices throughout Sweden, in Umeå, Gothenburg and Malmö.
Each year, Friends meets and trains over 46 000 teachers, parents and children in how they can prevent bullying. Our philosophy is that everyone can make a difference and that together we can stop bullying.
Friends runs completely without government funding. This means that support from individuals and businesses is extremely important in order for Friends’ work in schools, preschools and sports clubs to continue.
Our vision is a society where children and young people grow up feeling safe and secure, and where all people are treated equally.

For more information about Friends, please visit our webpage