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Collaboration Leads to Winter Coats for All at Brophy Elementary

Click to read more about community collaboration that led to every child at Brophy receiving a new winter coat! 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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JFS Celebrates Inaugural Summer Performing Arts and Learning Program!

Summer theater program challenges youth to be creative and engages them in academics! Continue reading

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Meet the Staff!: Deborah Martin

 Center: Deb Martin Deborah Martin has taken an interesting path to JFS of Metrowest to say the least.  Having originally been from Brazil, Deb moved to Massachusetts in 2005 and found herself teaching 5th grade at the Woodrow Wilson School … Continue reading

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If you or someone you know are awaiting or have recently received Asylum approval, JFS of Metrowest can help!

Did you know that JFS of Metrowest offers free resettlement assistance to anyone that has received asylum? Since 1979, JFS has been providing services for refugees and asylees to access benefits and achieve self-sufficiency. Our free services include: Resettlement Cash Assistance … Continue reading

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Volunteer Appreciation Event 2015!

June 25th marked JFS of Metrowests annual Volunteer Appreciation Event.  The event was hosted at Samba Steak and Sushi in Framingham.  This past year volunteers contributed 3,010 hours to the Metrowest Community! In Massachusetts a volunteer’s time is valued at $27.82 per … Continue reading

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Saturday June 20th, isn’t your average Saturday

Framingham, MA – June 20th, 2015 To most people, June 20th will seem like any other common Saturday. Most individuals will sleep in, make coffee and spend time with their families.  But June 20th isn’t just a normal Saturday, it’s … Continue reading

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