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Joann & Golan: How Strangers Became Best Friends at JFS

The Friendly Visitor program at JFS matches caring volunteers with isolated older adults. The goal: to offer companionship and a steady connection to the community. But what exactly does that look like?

Introducing Joann and Golan. Despite being more than 50 years apart in age, Golan has brought laughter and adventure into Joann’s life as she battles cancer. Their heartwarming friendship is bound to make you smile. Click below to see the full story!

Joann & Golan

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