UPCOMING EVENTS

(IN-PERSON) JFCS Night at Trenton Thunder: Stuff the Truck!

Wednesday, August 4 | 6:00 PM | Trenton Thunder Ballpark 1 Thunder Rd Trenton, New Jersey 08611

Join us at the ballpark to help JFCS “Stuff the Truck” and fill our mobile food pantries with donations of healthy breakfast foods including:

  • Healthy hot and cold cereals
  • Oatmeal
  • Pancake/Waffle Mix
  • Shelf-stable breakfast foods

JFCS programs are open to all in the community but does maintain a Kosher pantry model. Please ensure any donated items have the appropriate Kosher symbols. Please check expiration dates.

Get your ticket today, using this link for special discount rate!

(VIRTUAL) Older Adult Summer Social Support Group

Thursdays: June 17, July 22, August 19 | 9:30 AM | ZOOM

Our virtual social group for older adults helped many get through the isolation and challenges of the past year. Now as the world opens, we know some are facing anxiety and uncertainty getting “back to normal.” Join us at a monthly social group through the summer if you’re seeking understanding and support through this transition phase.

No fee to attend, RSVP required. If interested, email Belinda Lomi at BelindaL@jfcsonline.org to receive Zoom link.

(DONATION DRIVE) Back-to-School School Supply Drive

Now through August 13!
Now more than ever, let’s continue to help children in need start the school year off right.Our goal is to supply 150+ children with the supplies they need to look forward to beginning a successful school year. Items donated benefit the children of JFCS pantry and partner agency clients in the Greater Mercer community.
What to Donate
  • Sturdy backpacks for middle-school and high-school students
  • Notebooks (spiral, wide rule and marble)
  • Pencil cases/pouches
  • Pocket folders
  • #2 Pencils
  • Pens
  • Scissors
  • Highlighters
  • Glue Sticks
  • Index Cards
  • Markers
  • Boxes of Tissues
How to Donate

Order and ship supplies of your website of choice ship to 707 Alexander Rd, Suite 204 Princeton NJ 08540

OR

Drop off items in our donation bin outside of 707 Alexander Road, Suite 102 AND Suite 204 Princeton NJ 08540

OR 

Make a monetary gift on our Donation Page and indicate in Note: Back-to-School Drive

(VIRTUAL) When The Holidays Hurt: Program for those grieving the loss of a family member

Wednesday, August 25 | 2:00 PM | ZOOM

Join us for a virtual support session to help you through the High Holidays. Program facilitated by Beverly Rubman.

No fee to attend, RSVP required. If interested, email Beverly Rubman at BeverlyR@jfcsonline.org to receive Zoom link. Additional questions? Contact Beverly at 609-987-8100 Ext 139.

(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) 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

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

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

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