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 Maria who fled her native country for fear of her safety and is now living in the Metrowest area with her children. With the help of JFS case managers, Maria has gotten a job, has an apartment she can afford, has received basic needs assistance such as clothing for children through the JFS Children’s Clothing Closet (located in the Resource Room of the Framingham Public Schools, and she and her children are building a new life of safety, hope and opportunity. Learn more about JFS’ work in the immigrant community and how you can get involved.