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AgeWell Visits scores again!

Volunteers continue to cheer up and make friends with area seniors who might need a light helping hand or just a friendly visit. One new match was made between Shulamit Bastacky and Lissa Guttman and her family. Shulamit is a Holocaust survivor who still maintains a busy schedule speaking about…Read More

Pirates CARE-avan visits Agewell Pittsburgh

About 150 seniors having lunch at AgeWell Pittsburgh’s JCC JCafe in late January enjoyed a visit by the Pittsburgh Pirates CARE-avan. Agewell Pittsburgh is the collaboration between JFCS, JCC and JAA.* Players Nick Kingham, Kevin Kramer and Kevin Newman, along with coaches Tom Prince and Kimera Bartee handed out winter…Read More

Kindertransport Fund

In 1938, British authorities allowed Jewish children under the age of 17 to leave areas under the German Reich and come to safety in Great Britain. The Kindertransport saved over 10,000 children, the vast majority of whom never saw their families again. This year, on the 80th anniversary of the…Read More