Volunteer Corner

Hello Volunteers, On April 18th, PFS hosted an Appreciation Brunch for the scheduled volunteers who act as receptionists and food transporters who give of their time on a monthly basis. The luncheon, as always, was delightful. How nice it is to relax and appreciate all those friendly volunteers – they are grand people. The following poem was read by Kay …

Grant Received

A $4,000 grant distributed by the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation from the Thomases Family Endowment was received for our Pathway to Stability Program to be used to help with water disconnection or restoration. The Thomases Family Endowment actively practices Tzedakah, the Hebrew word that exemplifies righteousness, charity and social action in the Jewish and greater secular communities. The agency’s guidelines …

Those We Serve

A 55 year old man came to us for help with his medication for blood pressure. He has just started receiving disability for an ongoing health condition. Unfortunately, he had no health insurance until now. Earlier this year, he went to visit his father in the hospital who was undergoing surgery for a leg amputation and while there he suffered …

2013 Feinstein Hunger Challenge

This year’s Feinstein Hunger Challenge was a great success. With your generosity we were able to report $20,766 to the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation from donations and pledges received during March and April. Sometime during August, we will receive a check from the Foundation for approximately $300. Thank you for helping us to meet “The Challenge” of fighting hunger in …