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Food. Shelter. Hope.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh The Mission: To support people through life changes and challenges in the Greater Pittsburgh community by providing psychological, employment, and social services. What It’s Doing: The Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP) is a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh (JF&CS) that provides food assistance to all qualified families without discrimination, as well as those in need of emergency food in surrounding communities. Who It’s Helping: More than 1,700 clients who struggle with food insecurity and hunger in the 15217 zip code and those outside of the area who keep kosher homes benefit from its programs. How To Help: Make a monetary donation, or volunteer at the SHCFP. Volunteers can sort donations, deliver groceries to homebound clients, or assist clients in shopping. PLUS: The nonprofit as a whole supports more than 8,000 people who experience a crisis or serious life challenge annually. Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh, 5743 Bartlett St., Squirrel Hill.412.422.7200. Photograph from Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh

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WHIRL Magazine: November 2014  

In this issue: Troy & Theodora Polamalu, Chef's Best Dish, nonprofit guide, winter skincare.