TOUCHED YOUR LIFE OF OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW?
JFCS will celebrate
our 150th anniversary of service to the community in 2005! JFCS
has touched hundreds of thousands of lives. So many people,
so many stories -- children, families, seniors, volunteers,
committee members and everyone in between.
In the coming year,
we want to tell some of those stories (with confidentiality
protected) to the community. If you are one of the many touched
by this agency and are willing to share your story, please contact
Phone: (215) 496-9700,
ext. 124 or 139
Mail: JFCS, 2100 Arch
St., 5th Fl., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Attn.: 150th Anniversary
(And tell us how to
College scholarships are now available from JFCS for
2004-2005! Applicants must call JFCS Helpline at (215) 698-4500
or assigned social worker by April 14.
Click here for application.
WAYS TO HELP SUPPORT JFCS:
is now affiliated with a national car donation effort. If you
have a used car, truck, boat, or RV that you would like to donate,
please call us at 1-866-557-JFCS
representatives will do the rest, including pick up the vehicle.
Your donation is tax-deductible.
you shop on-line? If so, you can now help JFCS at the same time.
Go to <http://www.igive.com/>,
sign up and indicate your preferred charity (JFCS) -- and shop!
Tell your friends! A percentage of your total amount spent will
be automatically sent to JFCS uarterly.
with Jewish residents in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted
living communities, hospice patients and those in other facilities.
They help to bring spirituality, Judaism, Jewish programming
and a sense of Jewish community to those homebound and institutionalized.
We offer a free Kesher
(Connection) Training Program for volunteer para-chaplains.
The next program will take place at Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel,
18th & Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, on Wednesday evenings,
7:00-9:00, April 21 - June 16. For more information, please
call (215) 646-2115.
BECOME A MEMBER
OF THE FAMILY -- OR RENEW YOUR CURRENT MEMBERSHIP!
JFCS invites you
to join the Heart of JFCS Membership Family -- or, if you are
a founding member, to renew your membership! Membership is all
about belonging and playing your part in helping the thousands
of people that we serve who are in critical need. Most important,
you will have a valuable impact on your community! When you
become a member, you help support and strengthen families and
As a member of the
Heart of JFCS Membership Family,you will enjoy a vast array
of privileges that include exclusive invitations to "members
only" events, subscription to our special "Members Only" publication,
and a myriad of discounts to Philadelphia's finest cultural,
culinary and recreational institutions.
The help WE provide
is essential; the help YOU provide makes it possible. Call (215)
496-9700, for more information or to become a member. You can
also sign-up online - see our JFCS
GROUP GOING STRONG
The JFCS Advocates
is a growing group of younger lay leaders/volunteers. For more
information, call (215) 496-9700, ext. 156.
Widow/Widower (under 65 yrs) group
beginning June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park
Pre-registration required. Call Sara Wenger at 215-540-3737,
Click here for more information on Bereavement.
here for Community Announcements.
Not from the Greater Philadelphia area?
Find a JFCS near you through AJFCA