SAVE THE DATE for Saturday, February 23, 2019 for our Annual Gala! This year there will be cocktails, heavy Hors D’oeurvres, dessert and Casino Games! Dress to impress as we honor our Helping Hand: Gil Gordon, Champion of Hope: Gesher LeKesher Program, & Partner in Healing: Pepper Hamilton LLC.
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
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.
Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County is proud to announce that we have received Charity Navigator’s top rating of 4 stars for the second year in a row!
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
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.
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.