Volunteer Ryan Guttman made PB&J sandwiches at the Jewish Community Center, Squirrel Hill. The sandwiches were donated to Light of Life Rescue Mission. (Photo by Josh Franzos)
Good Deeds Day, an international celebration of doing good, was held Sunday, April 15 in Pittsburgh by the Jewish Federation Volunteer Center.
Volunteers Nino Dorsett, left, and Tamar Reed, from The Neighborhood Academy, cleared debris from a home in the Friendship neighborhood. The two volunteers were among more than 3.5 million people in 100 countries who participated in Good Deeds Day this year. (Photo by Josh Franzos)
Mira Hill and her mother, Jessica Hill, spent their day at United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, making literacy kits for children. By collaborating with the Federation’s Community Relations Council, the Volunteer Center expanded the geographic and demographic impact of the Good Deeds Day event. (Photo by Josh Franzos)
Cobi Davidson, left, and Aviv Davidson spent their day preparing lasagna at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Squirrel Hill. Highmark and Allegheny Health Network sponsored the Federation’s Good Deeds Day. (Photo by Josh Franzos)
From left: James and Leah Maretsky, Gary and Nancy Tuckfelt and Adam Wachowicz posed with golf balls they found while working as volunteers to ready the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park. At the golf course, one of 53 Good Deeds Day sites this year, the Volunteer Center collaborated with The First Tee, a youth development organization that introduces young people to golf. (Photo by Josh Franzos)