HAS JFCS TOUCHED YOUR LIFE OF OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW?

JFCS will celebrate our 150th anniversary of service to the community in 2005! JFCS has touched hundreds of thousands of lives. So many people, so many stories -- children, families, seniors, volunteers, committee members and everyone in between.

In the coming year, we want to tell some of those stories (with confidentiality protected) to the community. If you are one of the many touched by this agency and are willing to share your story, please contact us:

Email: jfcs150@jfcsphil.org

Phone: (215) 496-9700, ext. 124 or 139

Mail: JFCS, 2100 Arch St., 5th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19103  Attn.: 150th Anniversary

(And tell us how to contact you!)

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE


College scholarships are now available from JFCS for 2004-2005! Applicants must call JFCS Helpline at (215) 698-4500 or assigned social worker by April 14. Click here for application. 

NEW WAYS TO HELP SUPPORT JFCS:  

Used-Car Donations

JFCS is now affiliated with a national car donation effort. If you have a used car, truck, boat, or RV that you would like to donate, please call us at 1-866-557-JFCS (5327).

Our representatives will do the rest, including pick up the vehicle. Your donation is tax-deductible.

IGIVE.COM

Do you shop on-line? If so, you can now help JFCS at the same time. Go to <http://www.igive.com/>, sign up and indicate your preferred charity (JFCS) -- and shop! Tell your friends! A percentage of your total amount spent will be automatically sent to JFCS uarterly.

 

VOLUNTEER PARA-CHAPLAINS NEEDED!

Visit one-on-one with Jewish residents in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living communities, hospice patients and those in other facilities. They help to bring spirituality, Judaism, Jewish programming and a sense of Jewish community to those homebound and institutionalized.

We offer a free Kesher (Connection) Training Program for volunteer para-chaplains. The next program will take place at Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel, 18th & Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, on Wednesday evenings, 7:00-9:00, April 21 - June 16. For more information, please call (215) 646-2115.

 

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY -- OR RENEW YOUR CURRENT MEMBERSHIP!

JFCS invites you to join the Heart of JFCS Membership Family -- or, if you are a founding member, to renew your membership! Membership is all about belonging and playing your part in helping the thousands of people that we serve who are in critical need. Most important, you will have a valuable impact on your community! When you become a member, you help support and strengthen families and individuals.

As a member of the Heart of JFCS Membership Family,you will enjoy a vast array of privileges that include exclusive invitations to "members only" events, subscription to our special "Members Only" publication, and a myriad of discounts to Philadelphia's finest cultural, culinary and recreational institutions.

The help WE provide is essential; the help YOU provide makes it possible. Call (215) 496-9700, for more information or to become a member. You can also sign-up online - see our JFCS Membership page!

 

JFCS ADVOCATES GROUP GOING STRONG

The JFCS Advocates is a growing group of younger lay leaders/volunteers. For more information, call (215) 496-9700, ext. 156.

Widow/Widower (under 65 yrs) group
beginning June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park Pre-registration required. Call Sara Wenger at 215-540-3737, ext. 104. 

Click here for more information on Bereavement.

Click here for Community Announcements.

 

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

JFCS is a partner with the 
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
and is a United Way member agency

United Way

Not from the Greater Philadelphia area?
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