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JFCS Brings Help, Hope & Healing to Hightstown & East Windsor Communities

JFCS Brings Help, Hope & Healing to Hightstown & East Windsor Communities

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County (JFCS) proudly opened a new satellite office at 133 Main Street in Hightstown on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to help youth in Crisis. The agency is now positioned to offer supportive services at a location convenient to the communities of East Windsor and Hightstown.

New Caregiver Support Group

New Caregiver Support Group

Are you caring for someone with Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, early onset dementia or chronic illness? Our non-sectarian caregiver support group will provide a collective shoulder of support, as well as tips, techniques and resources to help you live your life while supporting your loved one. Dates will be Oct 16, 30 Nov 13, 27, Dec 11, and 21 from 10:30am to 11:45am. RSVP to Beverly Rubman at Beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 139

Mission Impossible: The Story of Entebbe

Mission Impossible: The Story of Entebbe

Meet Sasson “Sassy” Reuven as he recounts his firsthand report of the legendary Raid on Entebbe. Sassy was a member of the commando unit that took part in the rescue mission of 106 hijacked and kidnapped passengers in 1976. Join us for cocktails & hors d’oeuvres on Oct 11.

New Dementia Caregiver Connection Group

New Dementia Caregiver Connection Group

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County (JFCS) has announced a new Dementia Caregiver Connection group beginning September 6th, which will include a support group for the caregiver, a separate activity for the family member with dementia, followed by a lunch for all participants. Contact Beverly Rubman to register or to get more information at 609-987-8100 ext. 151 or Beverlyr@jfcsonline.org

Breast Cancer Resource Center Meetup Groups

Breast Cancer Resource Center Meetup Groups

You do not need to take this journey alone! Join a BCRC Meetup Group to share your experiences, solutions, questions and concerns in an understanding, caring environment. Groups require pre-registration. Contact Renee Giliberti, Support Services Coordinator, at 609-497-2100 x 349 or rgiliberti@ywcaprinceton.org

JFCS Annual Meeting

JFCS Annual Meeting

You are invited to join JFCS celebrate another year of service to our community as we highlight dedicated volunteers and partner organizations who enable us to continue serving those in need. The Annual Meeting is free to attend and all are welcome on June 7th at Beth El! Please RSVP by May 24th.

Back-To-School Backpack Drive

Back-To-School Backpack Drive

Whether it’s backpacks or notebooks, pens or pencils, let’s continue to help children in need start the school year off right. Proceeds benefit children of the JFCS Kosher Food Pantry and Dress for Success Central New Jersey clients. Please drop off supplies at our office, 707 Alexander Road, Suite 204, by August 3rd. Questions? Contact Eden Aaronson at EdenA@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 113

Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award

Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award

Do you know a remarkable 8th grade or High School senior student? Nominate them for a Mensch Award, a merit-based award for deserving Jewish eighth grade and High School senior students living in Mercer County. Candidates should exemplify what it means to be a mensch – a person if integrity and honor, a doer of good deeds, and an all-around good person.

Disarmed- A Personal Story of Struggle & Resilience

Disarmed- A Personal Story of Struggle & Resilience

Come meet Izzy, Ezagui on March 22nd, a decorated squad commander in the Israel Defense Forces who is the only sharpshooter in the world to lose an arm in combat and return to the battlefield. You’ll hear his story of drive and determination. Presentation will be followed by Q&A session. Contact Eden at EdenA@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 113 for more information.