Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

JFS and Partners Provide Thanksgiving Dinner to Over 100 Families at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School

It is with abundant gratitude that JFS thanks our partner Daniel’s Table of Framingham and the many community supporters who helped provide over 100 families in need at the Woodrow Wilson Elementary school with everything needed to enjoy a full and festive Thanksgiving Dinner. Continue reading

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JFS Honored with 2017 Outstanding School Partner Award from MASC

Congratulations to the Reducing Achievement Gaps team of over twenty staff, teachers and volunteer mentors for being recognized by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees and the Framingham School Committee as 2017 Outstanding School Partner – GO TEAM! Continue reading

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2017 JFS Report to the Community

Download and share the 2017 JFS Report to the Community Continue reading

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6th Annual Build-A-Backpack a Success!

This past week JFS celebrated our 6th annual Build-A-Backpack event at the Wellesley Public Library and at the Framingham Public Library. Over the course of two days, over 230 backpacks were packed with new school school supplies, giving over 230 … Continue reading

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Register for 6th Annual Build-A-Backpack!

You are Invited to… Build-A-Backpack with JFS of Metrowest! YOU bring the backpack, JFS provides the supplies We ALL build a backpack! Click here to register for this year’s Build a Backpack events! Why Build a Backpack? While some school districts … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE – 6th Annual JFS Backpack Event – August 21-22, 2017

SAVE THE DATE – 6th Annual JFS Backpack Event – August 21-22, 2017 Continue reading

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JFS Donates 400 Garments During 2nd Pop-Up Closet Event

On Wednesday, January 18, the Woodrow Wilson School Cafeteria was packed with over 400 articles of winter clothing including hats, coats, gloves, and boots. The items were compiled of donated clothing that was new or gently used by people of … Continue reading

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