Category Archives: We are JFS!

News and stories about JFS of Metrowest

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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2019 JFS Report to the Community

Click to get your copy of the 2019 JFS Report to the Community! 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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Celebrate Hanukkah with a Charitable Gift to JFS!

Many thanks to Ronna and Scott Cohen for their 7th annual gift to the JFS food pantry! Learn how you can perform a Hanukkah mitzvah – donate to JFS today! Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn on December 19th – Boost your Brain Health

Join us on December 19th for a Lunch and Learn where we discuss how a healthful diet can boost overall brain health, cognitive function, delay the onset of dementia symptoms, reduce strokes, heart attacks and deaths due to heart disease. Click to learn more! 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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