Tag Archives: Volunteers

Wayland Children’s and Parents’ Association Donates Food to Lucy and Joe’s Pantry at JFS

In May 2017, Wayland Children’s and Parents’ Association conducted a food drive for Lucy and Joe’s Pantry at JFS. Continue reading

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“Threads of new life” – Syrian refugees take steps toward the future (story 2 in a series by the Boston Globe)

Read “Threads of new life”
(The Last Refugee, story 2 in an ongoing series) online at BostonGlobe.com Continue reading

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The Boston Globe Follows the Work of JFS of Metrowest in Resettling Refugee Families from Syria

JFS resolutely stands with refugees and immigrants and is proud to partner with these community leaders to provide safety, hope and opportunity to Syrian war refugees. 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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6th Grader Donates Bat Mitzvah Dresses to JFS Clothing Closet

6th Grader Donates Bat Mitzvah Dresses to JFS Clothing Closet, Shares the Joy of Feeling Beautiful with Underprivileged Peers 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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A Little Support Goes A Long Way

Read how the JFS team of professionals and volunteers are playing an important part in making the Metrowest region a better place to grow older. Continue reading

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