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.
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.
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 HIAS , International Refugee Assistance Project and National Immigration Law Center . Read the press release here.
Jewish Family & Children's Services of Pittsburgh has changed its name to Jewish Family and Community Services of Pittsburgh!