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October 15, 2021
The Journey to Safety team discusses the critical need to break down language barriers and other roadblocks preventing equal access to domestic abuse resources.

We helped 60 families to successfully apply for SNAP, amounting to approximately $250,000 in benefits, or an estimated average of $4,200 per family per year.
July 27, 2021
JF&CS Bet Tzedek Legal Service’s work is to help low-income clients navigate complex, burdensome systems to access government benefits they are entitled to.

Bernice Behar with grocery bags
July 27, 2021
Thanks to JF&CS supporters, we are excited to announce that Family Table is investing in a major expansion of our food pantry and delivery facilities to allow us to serve more people in need – both in body and spirit.

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April 22, 2021
Talia Wilk and Leah Farb engage with JF&CS volunteer services for their mitzvah project

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April 21, 2021
Volunteer Services Manager, Ava M. A. Harder discusses the meaning she finds in volunteering with JF&CS

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March 19, 2021
A conversation with Elysse Nava about Mental Health Connect and Path to Well-being

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October 5, 2020
The Jewish festival of Sukkot challenges us to be welcoming to those in need. In this era of social distancing, what can we do to welcome isolated survivors of domestic abuse?

A collage of Family Table volunteers.
September 15, 2020
Each year, the Simone Lottor Exceptional Service Award honors a volunteer who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to JF&CS and those we serve. This year, the Lottor Award Committee voted to honor all of our 1,000+ Family Table volunteers!

Mark's Moving & Storage truck.
August 17, 2020
At the JF&CS Center for Early Relationship Support, we often work with parents who are in the process of moving from a homeless shelter or unsafe housing into a new apartment. These parents hope to set up a warm and comfortable home for their children, but they often lack the resources to pay for movers.

Rebecca Remis, the owner of Birdie's Blooms.
July 15, 2020
“I didn’t expect to start a business this year,” said Rebecca Remis. “But when the pandemic happened, it was actually the right time to make one of my longer-term dreams a reality.”

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