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Backpack Drive

Backpack Drive

The JFCS Backpack Drive is here again! Whether it’s backpacks or notebooks, pens or pencils, let’s continue to help children start the school year off right.

Community Challenge: Stock The Pantry!

Community Challenge: Stock The Pantry!

This week JFCS provided groceries to 30 families, feeding over 115 individuals – but there are more that need our help. We need the help of the community to keep our shelves stocked all summer long and this is your chance!

Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Successful visit from MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger This is Hunger truck at Adath Israel Congregation! 413 individuals ages 11 to 90 experienced the transformative exhibit on hunger in America.

Thank You

Thank You

The 2017 JFCS Gala was truly A Bubbly Evening! Thank you to our guests, sponsors and those who wished us well! Please share the video with your friends so they will come with you next year!

JCYF Check Ceremony

JCYF Check Ceremony

On February 12th 2017, JCYF successfully hosted a fantastic check ceremony. Thank you to PJMedia for a fantastic article about the event! To read the article or to find out more about JCYF, see the details below.

Music & Memory Program

Music & Memory Program

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County has announced that it has become a certified provider of Music & Memory, an award-winning program that offers personalized music to older adults who are aging in their own homes.

Gala 2017

Gala 2017

Join JFCS on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 for our annual gala, A Bubbly Evening, at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton! We look forward to seeing you for a wonderful with of cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, dancing, and raffle.

Church and Dwight Grant Award

Church and Dwight Grant Award

JFCS has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Employee Giving Fund. With this funding, JFCS is able to ensure that families who use our food pantry have access to healthy foods on a regular basis.

Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot

Thank you Mercer County Turkey Trot for donating over $13,000 to the JFCS Kosher Food Pantry!

JFCS Announces New Executive Director

JFCS Announces New Executive Director

Michelle Napell has become the agency’s next Executive Director. Ms. Napell succeeds Linda Meisel, who stepped down on June 30th, after 18 years as Executive Director. Michelle Napell took over the role on July 1, 2016.