Moving Forward Together

JFS Blog

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

Want to change a life? Become a JFS Friendly Visitor today!


More Posts

Creating a Dementia-Friendly San Diego One Blog Post At a Time

Out & About volunteer Katherine Wiggins shares her experiences and insights as she creates a dementia-friendly community

Crystal & Kellan’s Safe Parking Program Story

Crystal, Kellan, and their two kids were homeless for years. The Safe Parking Program helped them find stable housing.

Loretta’s Safe Parking Program Story

After leaving an abusive marriage, Loretta found safety and a sense of community in the Safe Parking Program.
Back to the Blog