Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

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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Full Time Job Opening: Program Specialist (Volunteers and Reducing Achievement Gaps programs)

JFS seeks a energetic and creative full time professional to coordinate volunteers and join the Reducing Achievement Gaps team. Click to learn more: 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

Click to register for this year’s backpack events today! Continue reading

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