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Providing Fuel Assistance for Holocaust Survivors
June 21, 2018
“It’s a nice thing to help people who are in need, particularly people who were in a situation like what Holocaust survivors went through,” says Richard Slifka. “It’s a mitzvah.”

Letter from Our Senior VP of Institutional Advancement
June 19, 2018
Our work at JF&CS is complex. Everyone who walks through our doors is facing a challenge, a crisis, a moment in their life when they need help and support. Our community of dedicated professionals, loyal supporters, and devoted volunteers ensures that our clients will get the help they need.

Why We Need a JF&CS
June 14, 2018
When Benson Shapiro was six years old, he witnessed an act of philanthropy that has stayed with him for more than seven decades.

Message from our CEO Rimma Zelfand
May 31, 2018
Some people think JF&CS does it all. And while it is true that we do a lot, quite simply, we cannot and do not "do it all." Nor should we.

JF&CS Awarded $10,000 Grant from Eastern Bank
January 25, 2018
We are proud to announce that JF&CS has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation’s Targeted Grant program for CERS.

Your Elder Experts: Providing Answers and Assistance
January 23, 2018
Andrew and Jeff know just how daunting the process of caring for a sick loved one can be, but they both agree: pick up the phone and call.

Taking the Lead: Supporting People Impacted by Dementia
January 18, 2018
A memory café is a social gathering for individuals living with dementia and their care partners. Last year, JF&CS helped support the spread of cafés with its introduction of the Massachusetts Memory Café Toolkit.

Donor Profile: Cindy & Rubin Gruber The Importance of Giving Back
January 11, 2018
While Cindy’s Jewish values influenced her decision to give to JF&CS, she was quick to point out that “Jewish values are universal human values that we should all share as citizens of the Earth.”

My Journey to Motherhood
January 9, 2018
My name is Kate Rooney and I am a recent graduate of Jewish Family & Children’s Service Healthy Families program. I would like to share my story with you, in the form of snapshot moments over the past four years.

Everybody Could Use a JF&CS
January 2, 2018
Jackie, a long-time JF&CS supporter, is part of a growing trend of younger individuals and families who are crafting estate plans to include charities like JF&CS that are meaningful to them.

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