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Horizon Provides $45,000 Grant to Help JFS Eliminate Barriers to Preventive Health Care for Atlantic County Residents

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) has been selected to receive a $45,000 grant from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The funds, secured through a grant from Horizon’s charitable arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, will support the agency’s Wellness Network (WN). The WN is a program that promotes primary care and preventative health services, such as cancer screenings, for individuals impacted by health inequities.

JFS Annual Meeting is June 16

Join board members, donors, staff and volunteers at the JFS Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 16 at the Atlantic City Country Club from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Tickets are $40 per person and lite fare will be served.

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

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS offers a host of fun, interactive and entertaining programs in June. With both virtual and in-person options to participate, you, your family and friends will enjoy these 12 programs.

JFS Partners with Two Somers Point Schools to Offer Counseling and Therapy Sessions with Students

JFS and the Somers Point School District developed a partnership program to tackle the increase in cases of mental health issues, specifically with children and pre-teenagers. With a heighten awareness of anxiety, depression, peer pressure, grief and more amongst elementary and middle school children, the district now offers on-site individual and family therapy sessions at the Dawes Avenue and Jordan Road schools.

JFS Receives $150,000 Housing for Everyone Grant from the TD Charitable Foundation

JFS was recently awarded a $150,000 Housing for Everyone grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. JFS was one of seven organizations in the region selected from more than 357 applicants to receive the funds as part of the TD Charitable Foundation's annual grant program helping to provide affordable housing since 2005.

JFS Goes Green with Custom Reusable Tote Bags

JFS goes green with pantry deliveries by providing clients with custom reusable tote bags filled with food and basic essentials. The multi-use bags are part of the statewide initiative to reduce waste and litter in the environment.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore: May Programming

Enjoy a mix of virtual and in-person programs through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore. May events include Evening Yoga, BINGO, Spring Bouquets with RainFlorist, and more.

Offices Close at 3pm on April 15

In observance of Passover, all JFS offices will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15.

JFS & JCC Golf Tournament Tees Off May 19

The 9th Annual JFS & JCC Golf Tournament will take to the greens at Harbor Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township on Thursday, May 19, 2022. A must-attend community event, Jewish Family Service and the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center partner to raise funds for essential programs and services. This competition style tournament brings the community together for an afternoon of golf, contests, online auction, prizes, food and more.

Jewish Family Service Friends Campaign

As JFS continues to meet the imminent needs within the community, we rely on donations from friends to assure we can assist everyone who walks through the agency doors. We hope to be able to count on your support for JFS to achieve its $35,000 Friends fundraising goal.

27th Annual Women’s Forum Returns with Keynote Speaker Carla Hall

Television Personality, Chef and Author Carla Hall will take center stage at the Women’s Forum on June 9 at at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City. Proceeds benefit the Greater Atlantic City Charities, including JFS.

‘It’s Game Time!’ Event Raises $33,000 to Support Children & Family Programs

Guests enjoyed an evening of buckets and baskets at the ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted by JFS on March 26. The basketball themed event, which was held at The Wave Nightclub & Lounge in the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services.

JFS Awarded Grant from Casino Reinvestment Development Authority

JFS has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). The funds will be utilized for the Atlantic Homeless Alliance (AHA) Travel Assistance program which provides individuals and families in Atlantic City experiencing homelessness to connect to secure housing and other necessary services.

Links to Health Program Enters its Fifth Year

The agency's innovative Links to Health (LTH) program, a Behavioral Health Home model, provides individuals with healthcare assistance, care coordination, mental health and medical services, and coaching.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore Virtual Programs in April

Spring into April and enjoy interactive, entertaining and informative virtual programs and activities offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore.

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