James Klinghoffer Donates $20,000 to JFS

Posted on November 01, 2013

James Klinghoffer has generously donated $20,000 toward the Jewish Family Service (JFS) Holiday Turkey Drive.  This initiative provides turkeys and trimmings for families in need throughout the holiday season. This is the third consecutive year that Kinghoffer has donated funding to provide complete holiday meals for hundreds in our community.

With needs constantly increasing, Klinghoffer is asking the community to match his $20,000 contribution by donating funds to Jewish Family Service. This will help JFS successfully meet the growing needs of individuals and families throughout the year. To date, the community donations have collected $3,100 toward matching Klinghoffer’s gift. A donation of $30 will provide a complete Thanksgiving meal, including turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and other festive fixings for a family in Atlantic County. Community members can also contribute by donating non-perishable items for the JFS Food Pantry.

The agency’s goal is to provide meals year-round to any individuals and families in need, ensuring that no community member goes hungry. Once holiday needs are met, additional donations received will support the James Klinghoffer Nursing & Nutrition Program which provides grocery delivery and nursing support for seniors.

A strong and longtime supporter of Jewish Family Service, James Klinghoffer founded the James Klinghoffer Nursing & Nutrition program in 2010 to provide much-needed assessments and aid to older adults in our community. The program offers seniors a comprehensive support system in order to develop and maintain a healthy and balanced diet through a professional nurse’s assessment, dietary plan, personalized shopping and grocery delivery.  As a result, seniors are able to reduce complications and decrease hospitalizations related to diet and medical needs.

To donate to the JFS Turkey Drive and feed a family in need, please donate here or call 609-822-1108. Donations can be mailed directly to JFS at 607 N. Jerome Ave., Margate, NJ 08402.