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Message from our CEO Rimma Zelfand
December 7, 2017
I am inspired every day by our donors, volunteers, and staff who give their time, talents, and resources to transform and enrich the lives of families for generations.

Tremble Clefs Reflection
December 5, 2017
From its cheeky name to the ingenious reworking of classic tunes to incorporate lyrics that make light of their disease, the Tremble Clefs’ approach to music exemplifies their strength and optimism in the face of Parkinson’s.

Q&A with Deb Shrier
November 28, 2017
Hear from Deb Shrier, Director, Community & Program Development in Central MA and Director, Mental Health.

An Unexpected Gift on My Path to Adoption
November 21, 2017
In the beginning, I was just grateful to know that I wasn’t alone in hoping to adopt a newborn baby domestically as a single woman. Slowly, as we were each matched with birth parents and babies, our Adoption Resources “support group” became a true anchor for each of us.

Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates to Those in Need
November 15, 2017
Residents of the JF&CS Ransom Road residence in Brighton were elated when a truck from Bob’s Discount Furniture pulled up in front of their home on Thursday, November 2.

Sniffing Out a Solution
November 8, 2017
Our hope is that this important information, like the existence of the Kidde Explosive Gas Alarm, can be shared with all those living with Parkinson’s disease so they can feel safer in their homes.

The Power of 100 Women: Needham Group Raises $10,200
November 2, 2017
We all know that one single person can have a transformative effect on the life of another or others. Whether through a philanthropic donation to an agency like JF&CS, or through volunteerism, one person can truly improve lives and change someone’s entire world.

Community Supports and Resources Matter
October 26, 2017
I, like many others, am struck by how much of a difference it makes to have financial resources and social support in the face of danger and destruction.

Your Time is Your Most Valuable Gift
August 16, 2017
When Loren Kovalcik heard about Shoulder to Shoulder, a JF&CS program that provides support for families facing the challenges that accompany military service, it seemed perfect for her.

LGBTQ Adoption Equality Project
August 3, 2017
JF&CS Adoption Resources was granted funding by the Krupp Family Foundation to deliver targeted support to LGBTQ families.

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