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JFS Winter Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on everything happening at JFS, including special events, development news, programs and services.

Kessler Foundation Gives $35,000 Community Employment Grant

The Kessler Foundation mission of driving positive change for people with disabilities aligns with JFS’ Vocational Services, specifically by providing access to job opportunities. Funds will support, train and place individuals, primarily with serious mental illnesses, in cohesive employment as part of Integrated Case Management Service (ICMS) program.

The Physics of Philanthropy: An Albert Einstein Raffle

JFS is excited to announce a unique opportunity to own a rare piece of history - a framed photograph signed by late theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. The item has been appraised at $10,000. In recognition of Einstein’s 140th Birthday, only 140 tickets will be offered. Tickets are $100 each. Drawing will take place on March 14, 2020 at 8pm and will be streamed live from the agency’s Facebook page. For more information contact Kirby Reed at 609.822.1108 x144 or kreed@jfsatlantic.org.

JFS Launches "Strength in Community" Blog

JFS has launched an agency blog dedicated to connecting JFS with the public through informative and thoughtful conversations about public health, social work, advocacy and more. Written by Laura Rodgers, JFS CPO, readers will get a behind-the-scenes look at what JFS is doing in the community to help address difficult subjects such as homelessness and the opioid crisis, as well as learn of inspirational success stories from people in South Jersey. New content published every month!

Be a Friend of JFS

Our services are more critical than ever. Please consider donating to this year’s JFS Friends Campaign enabling us to continue to serve our community members in need and helping us reach our $40,000 goal.

$10 Provides Mammogram Incentive to Underserved Women

The JFS Women’s Health Network provides breast health screening and education to hundreds woman (40+) with mental health, literacy and economic challenges. Each woman receives a $10 CVS gift card which can be used to purchase medical necessities. Without this incentive, 500 women might not receive this life-saving screening.

Village by the Shore Website Now Available

Keep up-to-date with the latest Village news, member benefits, service partners and events. www.jfsvillagebytheshore.org

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