In the News
Posted on March 17, 2017
Presented by sponsors Kristina and Ben Podolnick, the 10th Annual JFS Cocktail Party on Saturday, March 4, 2017 was the most successful JFS Cocktail Party to date, raising nearly $75,000 to benefit essential agency services.
Posted on February 07, 2017
Galloway Auto & Tire of Somers Point, a one-stop shop for auto repair and car maintenance is proud to continue their support of Jewish Family Service by pledging another year commitment to the agency.
Posted on January 30, 2017
Posted on December 07, 2016
Thanks to the generous support of our community, JFS fed hundreds of local individuals and families Thanksgiving meals.
Posted on December 07, 2016
To help support the JFS pantry and hunger relief, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to the agency, which will support this and other critical needs in the community.
Posted on November 14, 2016
The JFS Herb Dinner, held at Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay on November 9th, raised more than $7,500 for the agency’s health and wellness initiatives. Hosted by Cookie Till, the dinner brought together more than 75 guests for a three-course vegan and gluten free meal made with seasonal herbs and vegetables, all perfectly complimented with red and white wines.
Posted on October 27, 2016
With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, JFS is holding its annual Holiday Turkey Drive to provide families with turkeys and trimmings throughout the season.
Posted on September 27, 2016
Each year, individuals and families turn to JFS for services and support. Thanks to the support of our Friends, we continue to rise to meet the needs of the people in our community. However, our work is far from done. Together, we can build a stronger, more vital community, greater opportunity, and healthier lives.
Posted on September 22, 2016
October starts the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period. This is the one time per year that seniors can make a change to their prescription or advantage plans. Village by the Shore is hosting a free information presentation about Medicare basics on Thursday, October 27th at 10am.
Posted on September 15, 2016
JFS selected Richard Gitlen, MSW, LSW, as Chief Operating Officer for the non-profit agency. As COO, Rich will oversee agency operations and select program areas.
Posted on September 06, 2016
More than 100 Holocaust survivors and their families, including second and third generation, attended the Holocaust Survivor Intergenerational Brunch at Beth El Synagogue on Sunday, August 28, 2016.
Posted on August 25, 2016
The 3rd Annual JFS Card Party, held on August 18, 2016 at Harbor Pines Golf Club raised $10,000 for Village by the Shore. Nearly 100 attendees gathered for an afternoon of fun games such as Bridge, Canasta and Mah Jong, as well as vendors, food and prizes.
Posted on August 11, 2016
If you enjoy bike riding, consider joining dozens of local community members as they once again gear up to participate in the MLR Friends and Family Bike Ride with proceeds benefiting JFS.
Posted on July 19, 2016
JFS has officially launched PAWS Pet Care, a consumer staffed pet walking business which offers meaningful training and employment opportunities for adults with disabilities.
Posted on July 12, 2016
Wish your family, friends, colleagues or students who are away at school, a sweet and good New Year with an 8 oz. gift jar of pure, Kosher honey. Orders must be placed by August 19th.