Sharing hope and light during times of uncertainty
September 11, 2020
Since the Covid-19 pandemic began in March, sisters Janna (a 24-year-old University of Central Florida employee) and Maya (a 17-year-old student at Lyman High School) have been making cards to send to children with life-threatening illnesses. They wanted to extend their support to the community and provide Rosh Hashanah cards for Jewish nursing home residents through the Jewish Pavilion. These special cards for the Jewish nursing home residents have been designed with the help of Joanne Fink who did this with them over screen sharing and a phone call. Janna felt that her art gives people "a warm fuzzy feeling" in the Orlando Jewish community. In addition, Renee Friedman of Fast Signs Orlando was most helpful in producing the printed holiday cards. The Berman-Gluck family have been members of the Orlando Jewish community for four generations. Janna and Maya are following in their family's strong roots and continue to flourish and volunteer their time in the Orlando Jewish community.
"Kudos to Maya and Janna Gluck for creating 400 cards for seniors for Rosh Hashanah. They will go in the gift bags distributed to seniors via the Jewish Pavilion. The gals have been beautiful making cards for sick children as well," said Nancy Ludin, CEO of the Jewish Pavilion.