Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

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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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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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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Summer Clothing: Ready-to-Wear Packages Distributed!

The JFS Children’s Clothing Closet distributed 40 pre-ordered clothing packages to children in grades K-5 at both the Woodrow Wilson and Brophy Elementary Schools in Framingham! Continue reading

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Weston Backpack Run Raises Funds to Help Students in Need

Organized by Weston High School students Olivia Swartz, Becca Abrams and Lily Nielsen, the Backpack Fun Run was held on May 11th and raised funds to help students in need. Click to learn more. Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE – 8th Annual JFS Backpack Event – August 26-27, 2019

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Open Position at JFS: AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring!

JFS is recruiting an AmeriCorps member for 2019-2020 year through the Mass Mentoring program for the position of, The Ambassador of Mentoring (AOM). He/she will play a key role with the volunteer mentors at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, including training, supervising … Continue reading

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Framingham Union Aid Association Awards Grant to Support JFS Children’s Clothing Closet

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