Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

Learning to Live – The Boston Globe Follows the Families of the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project

Third in a series of occasional articles on the Syrian families resettling in this area, The Boston Globe follows the families being helped by the JFS Syrian Refugee Humanitarian Project. Continue reading

Posted in Resettlement, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

Many Thanks to Ronna and Scott Cohen for their Hanukkah Gift to the JFS Food Pantry!

Always a wonderful moment when Scott and Ronna Cohen deliver a Hanukkah gift to our food pantry at JFS of Metrowest . For the past 5 years instead of gifts for themselves they buy food cards for our emergency pantry. Continue reading

Posted in Family Assistance Network, Jewish Community, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

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

Posted in Reducing Achievement Gaps, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

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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JFS Helps 98 Year Old Woman Become a U.S. Citizen

Congratulations to the citizenship team for helping a New American achieve her dream! Continue reading

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Share the Light of Hanukkah with a Lonely Elder!

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest invites your family to visit with a frail, lonely elder and share the joy of the holidays through the new Kesher-Y.O.U (Young and Old United) program. Follow the link to learn more! Continue reading

Posted in Elder Services, Healthy Aging, Jewish Community, Upcoming Events, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

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!