(IN-PERSON) Sukkah Village Princeton 2021

Sunday, September 19 – Wednesday, September 29 | Downtown Princeton

Hosted by Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design, Jewish Federation Princeton Mercer Bucks

Supported by AIA New Jersey, Arts Council of Princeton, Center for Jewish Life, The Jewish Center Princeton + JFCS

Join us to tour 11 Sukkahs, a traditional Judaic shelter, on public sites around Downtown Princeton designed by high-profile architecture and design firms and NJIT competition winners!

Special programming throughout the 10-day event will include: panel discussions, walking tours, a film screening, and family-friendly arts & crafts.

The event will promote the impact of design in addressing key social issues impacting New Jersey and the nation as a whole, such as homelessness, food insecurity, sustainability, and the struggles of refugees worldwide.

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(IN-PERSON) JFCS Wheels for Meals – Bike Ride Fundraiser

Sunday, October 3 | 8:00 AM | Mercer County Community College, West Windsor

Now more than ever, food is a serious need in our region, where 1 in 10 individuals are food insecure.

Funds raised through Wheels for Meals bike ride fundraiser will support JFCS hunger prevention programs including our brick-and-mortar pantry, our two-vehicle mobile pantry fleet that delivers our pantry experience to food insecure individuals all across the Greater Mercer community, the Kosher Café which provides hot lunches to low-income seniors 4 days a week, and Kosher Meals on Wheels which delivers weekly meals to home bound seniors.

During the pandemic, not a single one of our programs stopped, and our food programs in particular saw higher demand than ever. The high level of demand will not be decreasing soon, which is why JFCS is thrilled to launch this new annual fundraiser dedicated entirely to supporting our food programs.

Find full event details and registration at www.jfcsWheels4Meals.org!

(VIRTUAL) JFCS Women’s Alliance Member Event 2021-2022

The JFCS Women’s Alliance is a membership-based collaboration committed to addressing hunger in our community. Women’s Alliance members who give at the annual level are recognized on our website, in our Annual Report, and are invited to attend the annual Member Event. 

A Conversation with Leanne Brown: Nutritious, Delicious, Accessible – Eating on $4/Day

Tuesday, October 26 | 7:00PM | ZOOM

Leanne Brown recognized that while there are many barriers keeping people from eating nourishing food, money should not be one of them. This simple concept launched Leanne’s bestselling cookbook “GOOD AND CHEAP.” Her book is a wealth of filling, delicious, healthful recipes that meet the SNAP (food stamp) budget of $4 a day per person. Leanne was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30.

Learn more about membership and how to join the VIRTUAL event.

(VIRTUAL) How to avoid a S.H.I.P. Wreck: Understanding your Medicare coverage

Wednesday, November 10 | 10:00 AM | ZOOM

Questions about Medicare? Confused by its alphabet soup of parts and plans? Cathy Forbes from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will go over the Medicare options, what’s new for 2022 and how to review your coverage to make sure you have the coverage that is right for you. SHIP is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living and all information provided is impartial.

Ms. Forbes will discuss different plan options, coverage, enrollment deadlines and other related issues. There will be time allotted for Q and A.

Program Sponsored by Secure@Home.

Free & Open to Community. Click to Register Now!

Questions about program? Connect with Beth Hammer at BethH@jfcsonline.org.

View Past Virtual Events

Mental Health Programs

Addressing Anxiety During COVID-19: Watch Now

An Introduction to Meditation: Watch Now

Grieving the Loss of Normal:Watch Now

How to Develop Emotional Resilience: Watch Now

Let’s Talk About Therapy: Watch Now

Mental Health and Our Emotions: Watch Now

Pandemic Parenting: Tools for Now & After: Watch Now

Practical Skills for Stress Management: Watch Now

Teens: Dealing with the Loss of Missed Experiences: Watch Now

Teens: Managing Stress & Anxiety in the “New Normal”: Watch Now

What We Learn & How We Grow: Watch Now

Senior Programs

Hospice Myths & Truths: Watch Now

Seven Important Documents for Seniors: Watch Now

Jewish Holiday Programs

Holiness at Home: Observing the High Holidays Outside of the Synagogue: Watch Now

Honoring the Holidays While Apart: Watch Now

Mortars Without Borders: A Taste of Passover:Watch Now

Educational & Community Programs

Celebrating Confidence, Seeing Beyond the Mirrior: Body Image & Self Confidence: Watch Now

Good Neighbors, Bad Times – Revisited, Author Presentation & Discussion Watch Now

Hidden in Berlin, Author Presentation & Discussion: Watch Now