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Aid for Friends is now known as Caring for Friends

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

—Albert Einstein

Caring for Friends volunteer stories

Caring for Friends volunteer delivers hot meals to warm hearts

Philadelphia-based Caring for Friends is like a 3-legged stool. One leg is the roughly 2,000 homebound clients; the second leg is an army of volunteer cooks who prepare and freeze dinners for them; and the third leg, which is the connecting link—the more than 1,000 volunteer visitors who deliver the meals and much-needed company. Anne McGoldrick, age 45 and a member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Jenkintown, is one of the visitors who not only delivers food, but also provides a social link for people who generally do not have many visitors. She was introduced to Caring for Friends 6…

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