Meet Our Volunteers

Ron Segel Provides Companionship at Food Pantry

Ron Segel, a familiar face at Jewish Family Service over the years, has begun volunteering at the Food Pantry, where he interacts with clients and helps them make food choices. His favorite part of the job is meeting new clients and ensuring they get the food they want for the upcoming month…

Leyna Fleishaker Brings Dedication and Energy to Food Pantry

Leyna Fleishaker spent part of her time before her bat mitzvah at Congregation Keneseth Israel volunteering at the food pantry. She assisted clients, organized shelves and helped bring in donations to our Community Food Pantry. "I like the idea of helping people who don't have as much stuff …

Amy Ruth Singer Douglass Helps Seniors Get Where They Need to GO

Amy Ruth Singer Douglass dedicates part of her week to driving seniors to various destinations, including doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and getting a haircut.

One particular highlight of Douglass’s day is meeting people around the community and learning about their stories. …

Allen Carroll Provides Fresh Produce for Pantry

Allen Carroll arrived on Tuesday morning at the JFS Community Food Pantry with his arms full of grocery bags. He carefully unloaded the carrots, tomatoes, onions and other produce he had brought to donate to the pantry.

Carroll has come with produce for the pantry every week for the past…

Sue Travis and Dog Ellie Give Seniors Rides and Companionship

When Sue Travis heard from her synagogue that The GO Program was looking for drivers to provide transportation to Jewish seniors in the Lehigh Valley, she was interested, but had one question to ask: could she bring her dog along? 

Ellie, a beagle mix, is a therapy dog, and Travis has ta…