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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.

One Amazing Night, One Incredible Goal!

One Amazing Night, One Incredible Goal!

We debuted our Text2Give Campaign at the Annual Gala this year, and our generous guests donated over $16,000. An anonymous donor is willing to match up to the full $18,000 goal and YOU can help get us there! Find out how here!

Whole Foods Feed 4 More Day

Whole Foods Feed 4 More Day

Visit Whole Foods Princeton on January 11 and 5% of in-store Net Sales will be donated to the Yvette Sarah Claymen Kosher Food Pantry at JFCS! Shop for a cause and keep a family in need fed through the New Year!

Teen Mitzvah Opportunities

Teen Mitzvah Opportunities

With a new year, comes new opportunities. Join the Teen Mitzvah Brigade and earn community service hours. Pick any activity or even better, do them all! The greater the amount of teens, the greater the impact volunteering will do. For more information or to RSVP, contact EdenA@jfcsonline.org or call at 609-987-8100.

Annual Gala 2018

Annual Gala 2018

Join JFCS on Saturday, February 24th 2018 for our Annual Gala, honoring Church & Dwight Employee Giving Fund & Estelle Meltzer. We look forward to seeing you for a wonderful time, with cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, dancing and even a raffle! Visit our gala website for more details and to see all the ways to support JFCS for our biggest fundraiser of the season.