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Helping New Families in Central Massachusetts
July 12, 2018
The Visiting Moms program is open to all who need it; you don’t have to be Jewish to volunteer or to participate in the program as a mom.

Ride for Food: Biking for Family Table
July 9, 2018
The 6th Annual Ride for Food was held on a beautiful fall day in September, with 350 people turning out to cycle 10, 25, or 50 miles in support of hunger relief.

JF&CS Annual Meeting 2018
July 6, 2018
Read remarks from JF&CS Board President Jamie Grossman, from this year's Annual Meeting.

Serving Up Smiles at Maimonides
July 5, 2018
From Monday through Thursday, five or six CHAI Works participants and a supervisor go to Maimonides. They serve lunch directly to students in early childhood care, kindergarten, and first grade right in their classrooms.

Women’s Lunch Place
July 3, 2018
Kathryn Friel, the director of Waltham’s CHAI Works program, talked with a CHAI Works participant about his experience at his favorite site.

Family Separation
June 29, 2018
In the recent weeks and days, we have had to bear witness to the forced separation of children from parents crossing the US-Mexico border. CERS feels the responsibility to speak up about the serious negative health consequences that this practice has on children.

Shari and Robert Cashman: Looking Toward the Future with their Planned Gift
June 28, 2018
“I really love seeing the difference you can make when you get involved,” shared Robert Cashman. The sentiment is one also held by Robert’s wife Shari.

Our Way of Giving Back
June 26, 2018
When Aimee Stashak-Moore was pregnant with her second child, everything had been moving along as planned. But when she found herself unexpectedly giving birth three and a half weeks before her due date, everything was turned upside down.

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.

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