Category Archives: Community Programs

JFS Distributes Largest Number of Ready to Wear Packages Yet!

Earlier this week, just in time for the winter holiday break, the JFS Children’s Clothing Closet distributed a total 65 pre-ordered clothing packages to students at the Woodrow Wilson and Brophy Elementary Schools in Framingham, our largest distribution to date! Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn on December 19th – Boost your Brain Health

Join us on December 19th for a Lunch and Learn where we discuss how a healthful diet can boost overall brain health, cognitive function, delay the onset of dementia symptoms, reduce strokes, heart attacks and deaths due to heart disease. Click to learn more! Continue reading

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

JFS Annual Thanksgiving Food Distribution a Huge Success. A show of stupendous community support and partnership brought 125 families full Thanksgiving meals for the Holiday! Continue reading

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JFS Hosts 7th Children’s Clothing Closet Pop-Up Shop!

The JFS Children’s Clothing Closet hosted its seventh pop-up shop at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School this past week. Click to read more and see photos! Continue reading

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Join Our Team of JFS Patient Navigators – Next Training: Monday, January 27, 2020

Interested in volunteering with older adults? Join our team of JFS Patient Navigators! The next training is scheduled to take place on January 27, 2020. Continue reading

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Patient Navigators Complete 3,000 Visits!

The JFS Patient Navigator Program completed its 3,000th visit this week thanks to the endless support of volunteers and donors! Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest’s COO, Lino Covarrubias, Recognized by Mass Bay Community College’s Veterans Student Association

Earlier this week JFS of Metrowest’s COO, Lino Covarrubias was recognized by the Veterans Student Association at Mass Bay Community College. Continue reading

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Part-Time Job Opening: JFS Bilingual Program Specialist

Part-Time Job Opening: JFS Bilingual Program Specialist — click to learn more! Continue reading

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Full Time Job Opening: Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager

JFS Job opening: Full time professional position for Volunteer & Community Engagement Manger Continue reading

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#LoveOurNeighbors Service Day a Huge Success!

On Sunday, Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI-Boston) hosted their 2nd Annual #LoveOurNeighbors Metrowest Community Service Day at Temple Beth Am in Framingham. The event was a huge success! Continue reading

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