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The Great JFS FoodFestFaire promises food and fun

On Nov. 8, Jewish Family Service is hosting a virtual all-day food festival. The Great JFS FoodFestFaire will raise funds to support the JFS Community Food Pantry and Mazel Meals, their monthly kosher meal outreach to older adults.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., videos featuring cooking demonstrat…

Local cooks prepare to compete in Food Pantry Throwdown

Nine members of the Lehigh Valley Jewish community will participate in the main ticketed virtual event of The Great JFS FoodFestFaire on Nov. 8. What do they all have in common? They love to cook.

The “Chopped”-style contest will consist of three rounds of dishes created by these contes…

The Great JFS FoodFestFaire to celebrate food pantry

This year Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley’s annual fundraiser will be a virtual food festival to celebrate the work of their Community Food Pantry and those who support it. On Sunday, Nov. 8, The Great JFS FoodFestFaire will be an innovative all-day affair, with videos highlight…

JFS is still here for you as we move into the new year

Throughout the last few months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley has adapted quickly to continue serving our community safely. We’ve also sought out new ways to meet the new and growing needs of our clients.

Our Community Food Pantry is as busy …

Local teen starts fundraiser for JFS food pantry

Leyna Fleischaker, a teenage volunteer whose dedication to JFS earned her an award from Second Harvest Food Bank last year, went above and beyond yet again when the COVID-19 outbreak began.

She started a fundraiser on her Instagram for the Community Food Pantry, pledging to add $5 to her in…