Caring Community Stories

Inspirational, kind, and important words from our community partners, client friends, and supporters.

Partner Spotlight
Philadelphia USO

While many people think of the USO as a governmental organization, it is a stand-alone nonprofit serving active duty and…

Client Friend Testimonial
Patricia McGrath

Before the pandemic, before she started receiving meals from Caring for Friends, Patricia McGrath made meals for our homebound neighbors.…

Volunteer Spotlight
Noel Abejo

In August 2020, my wife saw a post on a local town watch site seeking volunteers. During the pandemic, I…

Volunteer Spotlight
Judy Stavisky

Over 20 years ago, Judy read about Caring for Friends, and thought it was such a terrific idea that she…

Partner Spotlight
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Harrisburg
Partner Spotlight
Hace Management
Volunteer Spotlight
Cheryl

Cheryl worked for 22 years at St. Joseph Manor as the Director of Cafeteria Services and knew the importance of…

Client Friend Testimonial
Ann Connors

Caring for Friends™ client Ann Connors is a feisty retired nurse in her early 60s, originally from the Wissinoming section…

Client Friend Testimonial
Kathleen McDonough

Kathleen is a 92-year-old woman who grew up in South Philadelphia. A graduate of Hallahan Catholic, she was married in…

Volunteer Spotlight
Dee and Frank Carr

Caring for Friends™ volunteer visitors Dee and Frank Carr are well known within the organization as Secular Franciscans and work…

Volunteer Spotlight
Joe Palermo

Philadelphia native Rich served in Korea during the Korean War. He came back to Philadelphia and found employment with Melraft…

Volunteer Spotlight
Anne McGoldrick

Philadelphia-based Caring for Friends is like a 3-legged stool. One leg is the roughly 2,000 homebound clients; the second leg…

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