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May 12, 2015
Greg Baker was the kind of guy who always wanted to help others.
April 30, 2015
Rimma ZelfandWe recently received a check for $20 from a six-year-old boy.
March 12, 2015
Yelena speaking at the Gala

At this year’s Gala, we heard from Yelena who shared how JF&CS helped change her life.

October 06, 2014
Ride for FoodOn September 21, a team representing JF&CS Family Table participated in the Ride for Food.
September 05, 2014
Deb LauferHear from Deb, a JF&CS Family Table volunteer and Ride for Food rider.
August 12, 2014
Bernice Ride for FoodHear from Bernice about the Ride for Food.
June 19, 2014
Family TableLearn why Lisa Katz is so passionate about working for JF&CS.
June 10, 2014
HandsElise, a 62-year-old woman with a disability, was living with her 93-year-old mother.
June 03, 2014
Benefit 2014Irene* was referred to JF&CS by a friend. She had two children and was pregnant with a third.
April 25, 2014
Temple Emunah Family Table Site CoordinatorsJF&CS Family Table has three site coordinators at Temple Emunah in Lexington.
April 17, 2014
Seder TableHow does New England’s largest kosher food pantry prepare for Passover?
March 31, 2014
Food for thoughtDid you know that children who are food insecure are more at risk for being overweight or obese?
February 21, 2014
Family Table deliveriesAn innovative development at Family Table has been the Family Table “Marketplace.”
December 31, 2013
Focus on FoodFamily Table is proud to work with several vendors that are dedicated to food rescue.
November 13, 2013
turkeyThanksgiving and Chanukkah fall together this year. Help a family celebrate this unique holiday.
June 04, 2013
Family Table Passover foodsOur mission at Family Table is to alleviate hunger in a way that meets nutritional and spiritual needs. How does the “spiritual” part of our mission happen?
April 24, 2013
Family Table grocery bagsWith 80 volunteers and almost 150 destinations, the possible number of Family Table delivery routes is in the hundreds of thousands.
January 17, 2013
family table choice pantryTwo days each month, Family Table runs the Family Table Choice Pantry, a new food distribution model.
December 20, 2012
TBE CanstructionTemple Beth Elohim in Wellesley donated over 600 cans of tuna this month to support JF&CS Family Table.
November 05, 2012
turkeyFor a family struggling to put food on the table, a traditional Thanksgiving meal could cost as much as a full week of groceries.
October 25, 2012
family table volunteerAn innovative program, the Family Table Choice Pantry allows families to “shop” for the foods they want.
July 30, 2012
produce in fridgeWhere will we put the eggs? And if we get the eggs today, where will we put the carrots tomorrow?
April 19, 2012
Jenn WallVolunteer Jennifer Wall is a former personal chef and healthcare professional who is helping the agency feed families in need.
April 17, 2012
Mark BronsteinThanks to the tireless work of volunteer Mark Bronstein, Family Table recipients don't have to worry about losing their SSI benefits.
January 18, 2012
Greg BakerOn December 2, 2011 family, friends, and colleagues gathered at JF&CS Headquarters to celebrate the life of Greg Baker, who passed away on June 25 at age 32.
December 06, 2011
Gloria White-HammondIt’s impossible to overstate the power of a talk by Rev. Gloria White-Hammond, co-pastor, Bethel AME, who was the keynote speaker for “Bringing it Home: A Public Health Conference.”
November 03, 2011
turkeyThe end of 2011 is in sight and many of us are beginning to anticipate the upcoming holidays.
September 26, 2011
Exciting things are happening on the North Shore. Since our merger with JFS of the North Shore, we have worked to centralize program resources and plan for the future. 
September 23, 2011
When Aaron arrived at JF&CS, he had a simple request – he needed glue to repair his shoes. 
August 04, 2011
Thanks to many of our Family Table volunteers, we distributed groceries to approximately 270 very appreciative families.
May 05, 2011

Time has flown since our last Family Table distribution and before the memory of Passover fades, I want to thank everyone who helped make the holiday especially meaningful for our many recipients.

December 03, 2010
“Thank you, thank you always for your good, good care for me and my husband.” 
November 30, 2010
As the first registered dietitian hired at JF&CS, I did not know what to expect. I think some of my new colleagues were even worried that I was watching what they were eating for lunch, but many more were intrigued by the notion of what having a nutrition program at JF&CS could mean for our clients.
October 25, 2010
As November approaches, we traditionally begin to think about preparing for our own meaningful family Thanksgiving celebrations, which include a table full of food, laughter, and warmth.
July 19, 2010
We have just completed our July distribution, and thanks to many of our regular volunteers and a whole crew of first-time helpers, we successfully distributed groceries to approximately 260 very appreciative families.

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