January 31, 2015 / 11th of Shvat, 5775
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Strengthening Lives, Building Community.

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.

Our programs include: Adoption, Homecare, Geriatric Care Management, Jewish Family Network, Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry, Jewish Family Assistance Network, Kesher 13, Citizenship & Resettlement, Friendly Visitors, Reducing Achievement Gaps, Healthy Partners, Patient Navigator, Guardianship, and more.

Our Impacts:
- Opportunity & Success in Childhood
- Sufficiency, Independence & Dignity Throughout the Lifecycle
- Connections & Engagement Throughout the Community

Our programs rely greatly on dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, visit our website and click on the link to Volunteer with JFS.

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Our Events

  • Sunday, May 3
    5:30pm – 8:30pm
    Sheraton Framingham, Framingham map
    • $175.00 General Admission
    Seize The Dream 2015 will be held on May 3,  2015.   CLICK HERE to learn more about the annual gala, become a Special Friend, purchase tickets, participate in the online auction and MORE!! Read More

Our Blogs

  • Max Michelson, a Holocaust survivor and former president of the JFS of Metrowest Board of Directors, shares his childhood story of struggle and survival during World War II in Latvia in this video recorded at JFS of Metrowest in Framingham.

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  • JFS of Metrowest will train new Patient Navigators on March 23rd, from 9:00am-3;00pm in Framingham, MA - click on the image below to learn more about becoming a JFS Patient Navigator:

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  • FRAMINGHAM’S TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM PRESENTS A NEW PROGRAM FROM
    NEW YORK’S 92ND STREET Y

    THE STATE OF WORLD JEWRY:

    Alan Dershowitz, Deborah Lipstadt with Jeff Greenfield

    *Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 PM* 

    Temple Beth Sholom, 50 Pamela Road, Framingham, MA 01701

    Admission $5, Refreshments Available 

    Click here for more information.

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  • Volunteer with JFS of Metrowest!
    Volunteer with JFS of Metrowest!

    This month JFS volunteers contributed 234 hours in the Metrowest community! Thanks to everyone for all your hard work this year!

    Click to see a summary of volunteer contributions, or read the January 2015 JFS Volunteer Newsletter to learn more about volunteering with JFS of Metrowest.

     

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  • Effective through Wednesday December 31, 2014, federal legislation once again permits a rollover directly from an IRA to a qualified public charity.

    ACT NOW!

    IRA Rollover Gifts for 2014 must be completed by Wednesday December 31, 2014.

    If you, a family member, client or friend is in a position to take advantage of the charitable Rollover provision, JFS can greatly benefit as the recipient.

    Follow the link to learn how you can help support the important work of JFS of Metrowest:

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  • Max Michelson, a Holocaust survivor and former president of the JFS of Metrowest Board of Directors, shared his story with Mr. Justin Villet’s 8th grade class at the Walsh Middle School in Framingham on December 15th.

    “Max is very generous, both in spirit and with his time, and we are extraordinarily grateful that he was willing to share his story with Mr. Villet’s class,” said Lino Covarrubias, JFS’s Chief Operations Officer and father of David, pictured her...

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  • Scott and Ronna Cohen with Diana O'Brien
    Scott and Ronna Cohen at Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry
    with Diana O'Brien, JFS Director of Family Assistance

    Ronna and Scott Cohen aren’t giving each other Chanukah presents this year. Continuing what has become their annual holiday tradition, the couple is forgoing nightly gifts for a generous donation to Jewish Family Service of Metrowest’s Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry. Their donation will buy food cards for hundreds of individuals and families hau...

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    Temple Beth Am of Framingham is proud to be hosting an Israeli Art Exhibit and Sale, showcasing art from the renowned Safrai Art Gallery of Jerusalem, from Thursday, November 13 through Sunday, November 16.  Safrai Gallery is ...

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  • CLICK HERE and learn how JFS Patient Navigator volunteer Elaine Marmer was inspired to join the Patient Navigator team!
     
    Patient Navigators are trained volunteers who accompany senior adults to their medical appointments. Patient Navigators help seniors and their families get the information and care they need while reducing the stress often associated with medical appointments.  Our Patient Navigators are especially helpful when seniors' family members live far away, may not be availabl...

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