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JEVS Human Services

 

JEVS Human Services celebrated their 19 th annual Strictly Business event with over 660 guests in attendance. This annual fund

and friend-raiser honors inspiring clients from JEVS programs and raises important dollars to support services.  Four remarkable ( and inspiring ) clients from Supports Coordination, Career Strategies, New Leash on Life and Project WOW were honored. View their award winner videos here

Gulf Coast JFCS

Last month, Carl Glassberg, a leader and long-time volunteer on Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services' Holocaust Advisory Committee, was presented the Tampa Bay Lightning's coveted "hero" award. Mr. Glassberg has given so much to Gulf Coast JFCS through his annual service and support, and his and his wife's remarkable story has been profiled several times over the years. In memory of his wife who was a Holocaust survivor, he designated the award and it's $50,000 donation to support services for the Holocaust Survivor Program.  

SHALOM Denver

The work floor at SHALOM Denver is overflowing with colorful plastic cups. There are tens of thousands of them that workers are busy sorting, packaging, labeling, and packing for shipment to schools, educators, and moms nationwide. Learn more about the educational cups here

JFS MetroWest NJ

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ held a suicide prevention workshop in response to a "perceived increase" in rates of local suicides. Learn more about JFS's efforts to chip away at the stigma of mental illness in an article written by New Jersey Jewish News.  

JFS Silicon Valley

On November 13 th , Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley filed a lawsuit against President Trump challenging the executive order issued in October further restricting refugee resettlement. They  are joined by  Jewish Family Service of Seattle  and their legal representation includes  HIASInternational Refugee Assistance Project  and  National Immigration Law Center . Read the press release here

JFCS Pittsburgh

Jewish Family & Children's Services of Pittsburgh has changed its name to Jewish Family and Community Services of Pittsburgh