Jewish Family Service (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities. JFS impacts thousands of lives throughout Atlantic & Cape May Counties each year.
What's NEW at JFS:
Republic Bank continues their ardent support of JFS by committing $3,000 annually as a Builder donor to the agency. The funds will benefit programs including counseling, supportive housing and vocational assistance which will enable clients to better understand and achieve fiscal responsibility and stability.
The 8th Annual JFS & JCC Tournament Fore Charity tees off Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township. This unique partnership between both agencies raises critical funds to benefit essential community services. Registration is now open and sponsorship opportunities are available.
In conjunction with the agency's wellness component - The Rothenberg Center for Family Life, JFS has been diligently working to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and stop the spread. From helping people navigate the online portals to providing transportation to various vaccination sites, JFS continues to be on the front lines in the fight against this disease.
Looking to enjoy interactive, entertaining and informative virtual programs in the comfort of your home? Then Village by the Shore is for you. In May, you, your family and friends can safely socialize and choose to participate in these nine unique programs.
To continue to help combat hunger in the community, JFS is expanding its on-site Food Pantry based in Margate. For the past several years, an average of 2,000 people would utilize the pantry annually. Since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, the JFS Pantry has distributed in excess of 50,000 pounds of food to more than 7,300 people throughout the county and the need for assistance continues to rise.