Carl Zack, Governor Baker, Lauren Baker, and the Creem and Simes families at the JF&CS Benefit 2019.

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Jewish Family & Children's Service gathered for an evening of celebration and support at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. JF&CS raised more than $700,000 to sustain the critical work of our programs.

The Honorable Charlie Baker and Lauren Baker joined us again this year. The Governor's heartfelt remarks included his thoughts on JF&CS's impact on the Commonwealth. "The strength and the power of the JF&CS commitment are truly special -- the compassion and empathy that this community brings to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are incredibly powerful. We really appreciate all of the work that you do, and all of the effort that you make to create a better Commonwealth. You are truly a great treasure," he said.

Guests enjoyed a spirited reception-style evening featuring a memorable and inspiring program that underscored the myriad ways we are all part of the JF&CS community. As volunteers, program participants, clients, donors, and event guests, we are all treasured members of the JF&CS family.

Our programs have continued to strengthen, and we collaborate both internally and with our partner agencies to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.

Event support is just a portion of the resources needed to propel our mission forward. We thank you for all you have done to help us make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve.

Below, you can watch a moving video featuring our clients, staff members, and collaborators that premiered at the Benefit:

To see photos from the event, check out our Facebook album.