JFS and Community Partners Provide Thanksgiving Dinners to Over 130 Families at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School

It is with overwhelming gratitude that JFS thanks our partner Daniel’s Table of Framingham and the many community supporters who helped provide 131 families with everything needed to enjoy a full and festive Thanksgiving Dinner.

In addition to generous support from Daniel’s Table,
JFS also sends a huge THANK YOU to all of our sponsors and our 25+ JFS volunteers, comprised of JFS board members, area companies, local school groups, the staff at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School and Metrowest area families!

Among the Board members and community leaders volunteering were…
Board President David Milowe and daughter Jacqui
Board Member Peggy Barry and husband Ed
Board Member Chase Carpenter and mother Tudda
Board Member Jonathan Gerber, former Board Member Leslie Gerber and Family
Board Member Deb Merkin
Jayme Moffi and Andrew Morse from Horizon Technology
Judith Sydney and son Ari
Andrea Sussman and son Josh
Rafe Wolf and son Alex
Susan Brady and husband James
Andrew Goodman
Sophie and Max Israel
Deborah  Kaplan and daughters Alexa and Sophie
The Framingham Flyers Boys Ice Hockey Team


Market Basket
The Gerber Family
The Holiday Dreams Foundation
The Krantz Family
Solex Payroll Systems Inc.

Also present at the school last night were Wilson school staff members, who distributed 100 winter coats to families in the community. The coats were supplied and distributed to Wilson school by one of our partners, the national nonprofit, Operation Warm.

Operation Warm coats distributed to families by Woodrow Wilson staff

The annual JFS Thanksgiving Dinner distribution is part of the constellation services provided to the families at the Wilson school through the JFS Reducing Achievement Gaps program.  Download the 2017-2018 report to learn more about the Reducing Achievement Gaps programming.

Happy Thanksgiving to All from JFS of Metrowest!

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