Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

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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150 Thanksgiving Meals Given to Metrowest Families!

On November 22nd, thanks to support from Cambridge Packing , Holiday Dreams Foundation and Horizon Technology over 15 volunteers helped to distribute the fixings needed for a Thanksgiving meal to 150 families at the Wilson School; that’s over 450 individuals! Continue reading

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JFS’s Pop-Up Clothing Closet Distributes Over 500 Items at First Event

The JFS Pop-Up Clothing Closet held its first event on July 25th in which they distributed over 500 items to more than 65 individuals across 20 Metrowest families! Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Specialist at JFS

Job Opening: Program Specialist at JFS of Metrowest – work with low income immigrant children and families and assist in the coordination of other immigrant, refugee and community services. Continue reading

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