Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

SAVE THE DATE – 7th Annual JFS Backpack Event – August 27-28, 2018

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JFS Attends Metrowest ESL Fundraiser

From Left To Right: Lino Covarrubias, Lucia Panichella, Malvina Goldfarb, Kayla Hopkins, Danny Woodward “Amazing success stories at Metrowest ESL fundraiser tonight. Glad to attend with some of the JFS team which works so closely with MWESL. ” -Lino Covarrubias, COO … Continue reading

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JFS Volunteers Mentor Students on a Trip to the Discovery Museum

JFS Activities Update: This Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as part of JFS’s Reducing Achievement Gaps program, JFS was proud to bring 31 third graders from Framingham’s Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to the Discovery Museum in Acton MA. The All-Stars, designated as … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Seize the Dream 2018

If you were unable to attend Seize the Dream 2018, you missed not only great food from 17 local restaurants, caterers, and organizations but also the telling of powerful stories from clients and volunteers.

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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest Receives $10,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

(Framingham, MA – May 14, 2018) – Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Metrowest, a non-profit agency that provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need, announced today it was awarded a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo. Funding from Wells Fargo will support JFS’ Reducing Achievement … Continue reading

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Pop Up Shop Helps 150 Individuals!

On Tuesday February 27th the JFS of Metrowest Children’s Clothing Closet held a Pop Up Shop for economically challenged families located in the Framingham area.The Pop Up Shop took place at Fuller Middle School during the Framingham Adult ESL Plus … Continue reading

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Many Thanks to CJP Women’s Philanthropy!

Thank you to CJP Women’s Philanthropy President Judith Sydney and Committee Chairs Laurie Gliklich and Jennifer Drucker, who organized an amazing event to benefit the JFS Children’s Clothing Closet!  Over 70 women collected thousands of items, which were sorted and … Continue reading

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