Category Archives: Immigrant and Resettlement

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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Collaborative Partnership Brings First-Ever Homework Dinner to Woodrow Wilson Elementary!

Earlier this week, JFS of Metrowest, in close partnership with Framingham Public Schools, Woodrow Wilson PTO and Daniel’s Table, hosted the first ever Homework Dinner and Academic Support Night at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School! 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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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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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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JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container Has Arrived in Syria!

The JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container has arrived in Syria! Click to read more. Continue reading

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A Debrief from Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth and Immigrant Services, JFS of Metrowest

A Testimonial by Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth & Immigrant Services at JFS of Metrowest about supporting immigrants at the border with CJP Women in Philanthrophy’s Mission to San Diego! Continue reading

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JFS Joins CJP in San Diego to Support Newly-Arrived Immigrant Families

JFS Director of Youth and Immigrant Services Lucia Panichella travels to San Diego with CJP and representatives from other partnering organizations to bear witness to, and learn firsthand about, the crisis on our border. Continue reading

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JFS Mobilize Boston Shipping Container en route to Syria — Track its Progress!

The Mobilize Boston Shipping Container is en route to Syria – track the container with us! Continue reading

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