Can you tell us about yourself and your background?
I've had a career as a musician, radio producer and audio production/studio owner.
What motivated you to begin volunteering with JFCS?
Last year, my friend Sheri Fine (one of the Annual Benefit Co-Chairs) asked me to join her on the Annua[...]
By Dana Shapiro • JFCS Community & Volunteer Engagement Manager
Volunteers in Action, a JFCS volunteer corps that supports organizations in the Jewish and broader communities, kicked off earlier this month with a Puppy Parade event at Knollwood Place Apartments on Nov. 6.
However you plan to celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope in addition to a full tummy, you will feel full with gratitude, as well. Most of us are fortunate enough to have family, friends, support, and all the necessities of life. It may not feel that way all the time; we’re only human. Measure for measu[...]
JFCS' Family Life Education and J-Pride programs will host a three-session educational series in December
By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE, Manager of Family Life Education, and Isaac Ezra Jennings, J-Pride Coordinator
Many parents and families want to support their children, relatives[...]
JFCS provides immediate support and works to serve clients' long-term needs through 30-plus programs and services
For so many individuals and families who now find themselves living paycheck to paycheck because of the higher cost of basic needs, including food and rent, one unexpected event [...]