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NFI & The Brown Family Fore Charity Golf Tournament Benefits JFS & JCC

NFI & The Brown Family Golf Tournament Fore Charity, benefitting Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) and the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center (JCC), raised nearly $300,000 to support both agencies. With more than 230 golfers participating in morning and afternoon play at the Atlantic City Country Club, Team JCC won the coveted trophy.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service Programs in June

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS offers a host of fun, interactive and interesting programs in June. With virtual and in-person options, you, your family, friends, and neighbors will enjoy these eight programs.

JFS Annual Meeting - Monday, June 17

On Monday, June 17 from 6pm to 8pm, JFS will host its Annual Meeting at Provenza restaurant, located at 5001 Wellington Avenue in Ventnor. At the meeting, you'll enjoy a Kosher-style dinner and presentations including the President's Report & Awards, State of the Agency, Installations & Farewells, Donor Recognition, Staff Awards, Volunteer Appreciation, and more. Cost: $45 per person. RSVP to Julia Tracy at jtracy@jfsatlantic.org or 609.822.1108 x356.

Celebrate 35 Years of the JFS House Tour on August 5th

The highly-anticipated 35th Annual JFS Tour returns on Monday, August 5th from 11am to 4pm. This must-attend fundraiser, presented by Surroundings Interiors, will provide hundreds of guests with the rare opportunity to tour several luxurious Downbeach homes.

Sarah Dondero-Skeels Promoted at JFS

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah Dondero-Skeels, LCSW, to the position of Director of Mental Health Services for JFS.

Claims Conference Awards JFS $204,497 Grant

JFS received a $204,497 grant from the Claims Conference Social Services Program to assist the 20 Holocaust survivors who live in this region. JFS provides essential programs and services to Survivors including homecare, case management, emergency financial assistance, Kosher meals, transportation, socialization programs and more.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS Programs in May

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS will offer a host of interactive and entertaining programs in May. With both virtual and in-person options to participate, you, your family, friends and neighbors will enjoy these nine programs.

JFS Friends Fundraising Campaign

With escalating costs in rent, food, and other essentials, JFS continues to see an influx of need for assistance from community residents. In 2023, JFS helped more than 13,000 people with supportive housing, hearty and nutritious food, counseling, vocational services, older adult programs, and more. Regardless of the need, JFS is here to help.

Exclusive Pop Up Shop for a Purpose Benefits JFS

Looking for distinctive handmade jewelry? How about beautiful home giftware? Undecided about the perfect present for Mother’s Day? Then, plan to visit the Pop Up Shop for a Purpose on Wednesday, May 1 from 11am to 6pm. A portion of the proceeds will support Counseling programs at JFS.

Fountain View at Logan Square Pledges Multi-Year Donor Support to JFS

Fountain View at Logan Square made a $3,000 annual pledge for the next two years to JFS. As a Builder donor, the funds will support the agency’s general operation, including programming for The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore.

BodyBio Pledges Five-Year Agency Support of JFS - Health-Based Business Becomes Visionary Donor

BodyBio, a family-owned and operated business, made a generous five-year annual pledge of $10,000 to support JFS. As a Visionary donor, the funds will assure JFS can continue to improve the health and well-being of the 13,000 community members who turn to the agency each year.

29th Annual Women’s Forum Takes Center Stage with Jenna Bush Hager as the Keynote Speaker

Humanitarian, Correspondent, and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jenna Bush Hager will bring a unique vantage point about her upbringing and life today to the 29th Annual Women’s Forum on Thursday, June 6 at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS Programs in April

Spring into April and enjoy these 11 interactive, entertaining and informative virtual and in-person programs and activities offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to participate in these programs.

Samantha McManus Promoted to Senior Director of Community Wellness at JFS

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Samantha McManus, LCSW, to the position of Senior Director of Community Wellness for JFS.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS Programs in March

Check your March calendar and be sure to jot down these 11 interactive, entertaining, and informative programs offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS. Plan to invite friends, family, and neighbors to participate in these programs.

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