Our Impact

JFS brings Chanukah to the Lehigh Valley

Chanukah meant eight very busy days for Jewish Family Service, with staff and volunteers winding their way across the Valley to 10 different facilities throughout the week to spread a little extra Chanukah light to those who might not otherwise see its glow. From teaching Israeli celebration…

Older Adults Celebrate Sukkot with Help of JFS

This year, Jewish Family Service helped to facilitate two programs to bring the joy and celebration of Sukkot to older adults in the Lehigh Valley.

Allentown resident and community member extraordinaire Cooky Notis hosted Country Meadows residents at her house on Sept. 26 and Atria resident…

Older Adults and Volunteers Enjoy a Ladies Day Out

Nothing brings women together quite like shopping.

On Aug. 29, Jewish Family Service brought together older adults and excited volunteers for another fun morning of Shopping & Sharing.

The shoppers and volunteers introduced themselves before venturing off to different departments. Shoes, c…

Jewish Family Service to Officially Launch 2 New Programs for Older Adults

Jewish Family Service is committed to ensuring a good quality of life for older adults across the Lehigh Valley. In the next year, we will be working to expand two programs that piloted this year, both to great success: Mazel J Café and Mazel Meals.

Mazel J Café is a program bringing toge…

JFS and Beth El Team Up to Educate and Inspire

Jewish Family Service has been working for months to bring exciting new programs to Country Meadows residents. When some Jewish and non-Jewish residents expressed a desire to learn more about Jewish culture, we teamed up with Temple Beth El in Allentown to give eight residents a synagogue to…