JFS Kicks Off 11th Annual Build-A-Backpack Event by Partnering with Definitive Healthcare to Pack 300 Backpacks!

Yesterday, JFS partnered with Definitive Healthcare, who donated supplies to pack 300 backpacks full of school supplies for children in our community who need it most! The team of packers included over 30 Definitive Healthcare associates, who generously donated their...

JFS Partners on Program that Pairs Retirees with Elementary School Students Who Need Additional Assistance with Reading Literacy to Succeed in their Academics

JFS is honored to partner with Literations to close the literacy opportunity gap and promote educational equity for 1st-4th grade students across Greater Boston and Framingham. (Photo Credit: Matt Roth) Literations is a Boston nonprofit that connects older-adult...

Through the Power of Volunteerism, JFS is Changing the Lives of Refugees Seeking Safety in Our Community

Did you know that JFS of Metrowest (Framingham, MA) has been providing resettlement services to victims fleeing violence and oppression since 1979? When these newcomers arrive in the U.S., a wide range of services are needed and JFS harnesses the power of volunteerism...

Through the Power of Collaborative Partnerships JFS Changes the Lives of Immigrants in Our Community

Did you know that 40% of the clients served by JFS of Metrowest (Framingham, MA) are not Jewish? These individuals and families come from the broader community and many are low-income immigrants struggling to make ends meet. In this video you will hear the story of...

13 Year-Old Raises Thousands of Dollars in Gift Cards to Support Afghan and Ukrainian Refugees

Last month, Jordan, a 13-year-old from Newton, donated thousands of dollars of gift cards to JFS’s resettlement projects. In preparation for his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, Jordan organized a gift card drive to support Afghan Evacuees and...