Our Impact

Ushering in the New Year with inspiration from our youth

Thanks to the vision of our youth, JFS looks forward to our future. We celebrate the New Year with these young leaders!

JULIAN FINLEY is a Temple Beth El member who is becoming a Bar Mitzvah this September. He  chose to support JFS with his mitzvah project. On his invitations, he requested…

Plant a Row offers families fresh choices for summer

In a survey Jewish Family Service conducted of its food pantry clients, one of the most requested items was fresh produce. The Plant a Row program helps to fill that need for the 125 families who visit the pantry each month.

Plant a Row is an initiative which was started four summers ago to…

JFS partners with Brith Sholom for Shavuot Mazel Meals

Thank you to Congregation Brith Sholom for hosting JFS for a very special Shavuot Mazel Meal prep.

We chopped, sauteed, simmered and created meals filled with flavor and prepared with love.

Forty older adults in the Lehigh Valley were treated to red lentil soup, spiced salmon, rice pilaf, …

Jewish Family Service helps older adults celebrate Passover

This year, Jewish Family Service helped dozens of older adults across the Lehigh Valley experience a more meaningful Passover holiday by bringing the celebration to them thanks to the generous donations and immense amount of volunteer hours poured into that special week by members of the Jew…

JFS invites women to ‘fly solo’ together

Are you a woman age 50 or over and living on your own? One of the many services which Jewish Family Service offers is support groups, and there is a new one starting up this summer. “Flying Solo” is a support and growth group for women ages 50 and up who are looking for a supportive plac…