Category Archives: Reducing Achievement Gaps

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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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

Posted in Adoption Choices, Elder Care Management, Elder Services, Family Assistance Network, Healthy Aging, Jewish Community, Reducing Achievement Gaps, Resettlement, Seize the Dream, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!