Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

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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Collaborative Partnership Brings First-Ever Homework Dinner to Woodrow Wilson Elementary!

Earlier this week, JFS of Metrowest, in close partnership with Framingham Public Schools, Woodrow Wilson PTO and Daniel’s Table, hosted the first ever Homework Dinner and Academic Support Night at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School! Continue reading

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JFS and Community Partners Provide Annual Thanksgiving Dinners to Families at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School

JFS Annual Thanksgiving Food Distribution a Huge Success. A show of stupendous community support and partnership brought 125 families full Thanksgiving meals for the Holiday! Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest to Honor Outstanding Community Leaders At 30th Annual Seize the Dream Gala on May 7, 2020

JFS of Metrowest is pleased to announce that Bob Fields and the team at CommCreative and JFS retiring CEO Marc Jacobs, along with Barbara and Samantha Shapiro who will receive the JFS Max Michelson Humanitarian Award, will be honored at the 30th annual Seize the Dream Gala event on Thursday May 7, 2020 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center. 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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Join Our Team of JFS Patient Navigators – Next Training: Monday, January 27, 2020

Interested in volunteering with older adults? Join our team of JFS Patient Navigators! The next training is scheduled to take place on January 27, 2020. Continue reading

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Patient Navigators Complete 3,000 Visits!

The JFS Patient Navigator Program completed its 3,000th visit this week thanks to the endless support of volunteers and donors! Continue reading

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Join Our Team of JFS Patient Navigators – Next Training: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Interested in making a difference in the lives of elders in your community? Attend a Patient Navigator training on November 12! Click to learn more. Continue reading

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#LoveOurNeighbors Service Day a Huge Success!

On Sunday, Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI-Boston) hosted their 2nd Annual #LoveOurNeighbors Metrowest Community Service Day at Temple Beth Am in Framingham. The event was a huge success! 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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