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Posted on August 03, 2022
More than 500 attendees enjoyed an afternoon of strolling through six stunning homes in Longport and Margate during the 33rd Annual Jewish Family Service House Tour. The event, sponsored by Surroundings Interiors, raised $60,000 to benefit The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS program which provides essential transportation, care coordination, meal delivery and socialization for adults (50+).
Posted on July 19, 2022
The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS offers some cool programs during the hot summer season. Here’s your chance to participate in 11 fun, unique and entertaining programs in August.
Posted on July 11, 2022
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) is pleased to host a Community Wellness Event on Tuesday, July 19 from 5pm to 7pm at the Margate Public Library tented park and the Martin Bloom Pavilion, located at 101 South Huntington Avenue in Margate.
Posted on July 11, 2022
Atlantic City Electric, an Exelon company, has made a pledge to be an agency Builder Donor to Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS). The funds, totaling $3,000, will support health and social service programs to assure residents and clients continue to receive services that benefit their individual needs.
Posted on June 29, 2022
The highly-anticipated 8th Annual Card Party hosted by Jewish Family Service will take place on Thursday, August 25 beginning at 10:30am at Harbor Pines Golf Club. Guests can look forward to a delicious lunch, auction items, door prizes and exciting games of Mahjong, Bridge and Canasta.
Posted on June 24, 2022
This year, the JFS Annual Meeting provided an opportunity for staff, Board members, volunteers and donors to come together in-person for the first time in two years. At the program, hosted on June 16th, attendees heard about the state of the agency and its continuing evolution and growth as well as installations, donor recognition, volunteer appreciation and staff awards.
Posted on June 20, 2022
Nearly 350 guests attended the 27th Annual Women’s Forum to see and listen to Television Personality, Chef and Author Carla Hall share stories and experiences from growing up in Nashville, the launch of her impressive show business career, and the importance of creating a platform to support community organizations. The afternoon event, held at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, raised over $90,000 to benefit Greater Atlantic City Charities including Jewish Family Service, CASA, Boys & Girls Club, and Atlantic City Day Nursery.
Posted on June 15, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, the highly-anticipated 33rd Annual Jewish Family Service House Tour returns on Monday, August 1 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. The magnificent homes feature state-of-the-art gourmet kitchens, custom woodworking, unique décor and lighting, beautiful landscaping, and more.
Posted on June 15, 2022
Plan to cool off from the hot summer sun and participate in The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS programs in July. Here’s your chance to enjoy 10 fun, interactive, thought-provoking and creative programs.
Posted on June 06, 2022
The past two years have been challenging for everyone in their own way. In today’s environment, the demand for therapy has surged as healthcare workers have been traumatized from caring for COVID-19 patients, political disagreements have people on edge, and families and marriages are in greater distress. Children out of school or learning virtually for extended periods of time has created obvious deficits in education with an unanticipated fallout in development and stressors to their mental health. More people of color are seeking support – especially as racial injustice remains at the forefront. Burnout and compassion fatigue is ever present.
Posted on May 25, 2022
The 33rd Annual JFS House Tour presented by Surroundings Interiors takes place on Monday, August 1 from 11am to 4pm. The tour features luxurious Downbeach homes.
To purchase tickets or raffles, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/33rd-annual-jfs-house-tour-tickets-338966426707.
Posted on May 24, 2022
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.
Posted on May 23, 2022
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.
Posted on May 19, 2022
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.
Posted on May 16, 2022
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.