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News & Stories of Hope

Come engage with JFCS on Facebook!

You can always read about JFCS here on our website, check the events calendar and read new posts. But did you know JFCS is also on Facebook, where you can see lots more posts about events, staff and volunteers? In fact, most JFCS departments have their own Facebook page, where…Read More

JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry – Story of Hope

Adil, his wife and two children came to the states from Iraq just five months ago. Once a teacher of English in his homeland, Adil had become a translator for American troops in Iraq, an extremely dangerous job. Iraqi interpreters risk their lives helping U.S. soldiers, and can become targets…Read More

Seniors – Story of Hope

At 93, Abigail’s* daughters thought she should give up her Pittsburgh apartment and move to assisted living facility near them in New York. Her health was beginning to fail and they were worried they would not be there if there was an emergency. But Abigail was adamant that she wanted…Read More

Refugee & Immigrant Services – Story of Hope

“In the refugee camps, I just prayed for my family to be safe. Now, I take my children to the park and they feel the safety and freedom of this country. Everything we have now is because JFCS. When I meet other refugees in Pittsburgh, I tell them to do…Read More

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