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News & Stories of Hope

Refugee Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

refugee volunteer spotlight features Amy with the After School Club

Volunteering with Refugee Students This month’s JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services Volunteer Spotlight features Amy! Amy has been volunteering with the After School Club for over a year, helping refugee kids with their homework and other activities. She first learned about the After School Club when her church contacted JFCS…Read More

Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes

mediterranean sweet potato chickpea dish

Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe adapted from: https://minimalistbaker.com/mediterranean-baked-sweet-potatoes/ Simple, 30-minute baked sweet potatoes topped with roasted chickpeas. Add a simple garlic-herb sauce or some additional topping for an extra twist. Delicious, fresh, healthy, and naturally vegetarian and gluten free. Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes 15 ounce can chickpeas (rinsed and…Read More

Doing Good Together!

students from Doing Good Together help at the food pantry

In January, Doing Good Together volunteered at the JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry! Doing Good Together (DG2!) is an interfaith partnership between congregation Rodef Shalom and the East Liberty Presbyterian Church (ELPC). Students from grades 4-12 come together about once a month to conduct social action service projects for the…Read More

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