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JFS reopens grocery-store-style pantry

Jewish Family Service operated a “choice model” pantry since 2013. On March 19, 2020, it was forced to halt all food distribution due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. This restriction affected 120 households who relied on the Community Food Pantry to feed their families.

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JFS expands volunteer base to connect older adults to services

Jewish Family Service has a decade-long partnership with ShareCare Faith in Action that connects JFS volunteers with older adult clients to provide two round-trip rides per month to medical appointments and community programs. Currently, there is a shortage of volunteer drivers, which means …

50 Acts of Kindness: A year of goodwill and good deeds

January 2022 marked the beginning of Jewish Family Service’s year-long celebration to commemorate the agency’s 50th anniversary. On November 6, we look forward to a highly entertaining virtual celebration. New for this year, the 50 Acts of Kindness initiative was created to emphasize the…

50 Acts of Kindness collects books for kids

At-risk kids at the Sizzle! summer reading camp receive books as part of JFS's commitment to performing 50 Acts of Kindness for its 50th anniversary...

JFS names 2022 scholarship winners

Four Lehigh Valley Jewish students earn help with their education expenses...