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JFS Hosts ‘Soup’er Bowl Fundraiser

While millions of sports enthusiasts will watch the 56th annual Super Bowl on television, JFS will once again host their own ‘Soup’er Bowl. To help combat hunger, JFS will host a drive to collect hundreds of canned hearty soups (including meats and vegetables) to assure community members have a hot and filling meal during the cold winter months.

Offices Closed January 17

All offices will be closed Monday, January 17 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. To learn more about volunteer opportunities at JFS, call 609.822.1108 x 249.

JFS Announces 2022 Fundraising Events

The agency hopes to raise $200,000 from this year's Flocking Campaign, "It's Game Time!" Fundraiser, JFS & JCC Golf Tournament, House Tour and The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore Card Party.

Winter Weather Alert

JFS offices are opening at 10 am today, January 7. Stay safe!

Offices Closed December 31

Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! All offices will be closed Friday, December 31.

Caelin McCallum Named Director of Healthy Community Initiatives

In this position, Caelin is responsible for managing The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, which offers programs, services, and care coordination for older adults, The Rothenberg Center for Family Life, which provides education and health wellness programs, Volunteer Services, and the Food Pantry.

Offices Closed December 24 - 25

In observance of Christmas, all offices will be closed Friday, December 24 and Saturday, December 25. From our JFS family to yours, Happy Holidays!

JFS Staff Member Moses Gbadebo Recognized by the NJ Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies

Moses was presented with the Integrated Case Management Service Case Manager Award by the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. for his dedication and service. With a wealth of case management practice knowledge, his attributes and skills help individuals experiencing mental health issues in a caring manner.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore January Virtual Programs

Lets kick-off the new year with nine unique, interactive and entertaining virtual programs in January offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS. Plan to invite your friends, family and neighbors to participate while continuing to socialize safely at home.

Friends Campaign: Your Support Benefits the Community

The JFS Friends Campaign affords our agency the opportunity to provide assistance, programs and services for residents throughout our county. With a goal of raising $35,000, we are currently $16,045 away and we need your ardent support.

JFS Provides Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

With generous support from the community, JFS was able to provide more than 610 bags of food to residents in need to enjoy a traditional dinner on the Thanksgiving holiday. Throughout October and November, JFS collected monetary donations and non-perishable food to provide a complete holiday meal to many in our area.

Offices Closed November 25-26

JFS wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving. All offices will be closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26.

The Flock is Coming: Reserve your Flamingos Today!

Back by popular demand! JFS has confirmed reports that large flocks of blue flamingos will soon be landing on the lawns of unsuspecting area residents. Your yard could be in their flight path. Support JFS by sending a flock or with a sponsorship.

OceanFirst Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to JFS

The funds will support The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, a membership program which provides a multitude of concierge, professional and volunteer services, and socialization for residents over the age of 50.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore Virtual Programs in November

In November, The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore will offer 10 interactive, entertaining and unique virtual programs and activities. Plan to participate with friends, family and neighbors while continuing to socialize safely at home.

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