Category Archives: Family Assistance Network

A Family Mitzvah in Celebration of a 50th Wedding Anniversary!

This Saturday, Chester and Diane Black celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family mitzvah, packing Ready-to-Wear clothing packages with their children and grandchildren. Congratulations and thank you, Chester and Diane! Click to read more and see photos. Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn on September 17th… “The Nitty Gritty Guide To Aging In Place”

Join us on September 17th for a Healthy Aging Lunch and Learn focused on anticipating the challenges of growing older. Click to read more and sign up! Continue reading

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8th Annual Build-A-Backpack Event a Huge Success!

Our 8th annual Build-A-Backpack event was a huge success! We packed over 400 backpacks. Click to read more! Continue reading

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JFS Distributes Over 500 Items of Clothing and 50 Bags of Fresh Produce!

JFS distributes over 500 items of clothing along with 50 bags of fresh fruits and vegetables! Continue reading

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Hear Powerful Stories, Watch Videos Featured at Seize the Dream 2019

Watch extraordinary videos featured at Seize the Dream 2019 that celebrate Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Metrowest’s powerful impacts, relentless commitments to fighting Jewish poverty, standing up for immigrants, harnessing the power of volunteers. Continue reading

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In Weeks Leading up to Passover, JWV of MA Gives Annual Donation to JFS’ Lucy and Joe’s Food Pantry

Donation from Jewish War Veterans of MA to JFS’ Food Pantry makes providing Passover meals to vulnerable community members all the more possible. Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Receives $10,000 from Foundation for MetroWest

JFS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Foundation for MetroWest to continue its provision of family assistance services to vulnerable children and families at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. Continue reading

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