JFS Donation & Distribution Center Open Tuesdays & Thursdays in January

Posted on December 22, 2012

JFS continues to serve those affected by the storm.  Beginning January 3, 2013, the JFS Donation & Distribution Center will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 am – 1 pm. The Center, will be closed from December 24 through January 2nd. During this time, individuals may visit the agency food pantry which is open Monday thru Friday from 9 am – 4 pm at 607 N. Jerome Ave in Margate.

Jewish Family Service's Donation and Distribution Center is located at St. James School in Ventnor. The main entrance is on Portland Avenue between Ventnor and Atlantic Avenues. JFS is distributing non-perishable food, coats, toiletries and other basic necessities to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The agency also provides an array of services including application assistance, referrals, counseling and mental health services. To receive additional assistance, please contact the agency’s Intake Department at 609-822-1108. Community members are welcome to utilize the Distribution Center once per week and must present valid ID with full name and address.

Donations are also accepted at the JFS Distribution Center at St. James School. Current needs include peanut butter, jelly, pasta, spaghetti sauce, shampoo, cleaning supplies and diapers (of all sizes). Donations of toilet paper, paper towels, mac-n-cheese, tuna, cereal and other non-perishables are always accepted. Volunteers are needed to assist with the collection, organization and distribution.  Visit the Community Exchange page for the latest volunteer opportunity and to offer your time.

For more information and volunteer opportunities, call 609-822-1109 or email. Monetary donations can be mailed to JFS at 607 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, NJ 08402 or made securely online.

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About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties is a multi-service family counseling agency dedicated to promoting, strengthening and preserving individual, family, and community well-being in a manner consistent with Jewish philosophy and values. For more information regarding Jewish Family Service contact 609-822-1108 or visit www.jfsatlantic.org.