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Spring Produce & Recipes

Spring in Pennsylvania: What’s in Season? Eating fruits and vegetables that are “in season” in your state ensures that your body absorbs the most varied and freshest nutrients possible. In Pennsylvania, the season of spring brings the following vegetables: Arugula Asparagus Cabbage Celery Chard Kale Lettuce (Red, Green, Romaine) Mushrooms…Read More

Passover Workshop at the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse

On Friday, April 2, our program assistant Samantha Monks hosted a second virtual Jewish holiday/cooking workshop for members at the Sally and Howard Levin Clubhouse as part of a grant from the SteelTree Fund. Last week’s Passover Workshop featured a history of Passover, a lesson on sodium and heart health,…Read More

How JFCS Helped the Community Celebrate Passover

JFCS Passover Activities This Passover, JFCS helped the community celebrate through several initiatives. Here is a roundup of everything that we did over the past few weeks for Passover. Passover Food Distribution at the Pantry This year’s Passover distribution was another logistical feat. We met our delivery driver at 6am,…Read More

Who’s New at JFCS?

new staff at JFCS

Join us in welcoming some of the new staff that have joined JFCS in the last few months! Drew Yingling JFCS Refugee & Immigrant ServicesClient Services Administrator Andrew (Drew) Yingling recently joined the Immigrant and Refugee Department of JFCS after spending several years working and studying abroad. Upon graduation from…Read More