Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Max dead at 80


Gloria Max, the driving force behind the annual drive to provide school supplies to thousands of students in Volusia and Flagler counties as well as the Jerry Doliner Food Bank, died last Friday afternoon after a six-year battle with cancer.

She was just a few days shy of her 81st birthday.

Max was the longtime executive director of the Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler Counties, where she and her husband Ray also ran the federation's food bank and started an annual Operation Backpack program.

"Helping others was something she championed. It became a way of life for her," said Marvin M...


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