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...

JFS Receives Diapers, Wipes, and Care Packages from Local Church to Support Afghan Evacuee Mothers and Babies

Families from St. Bridget Parish Faith Formation organized a diaper drive to help our recently arrived Afghan families with newborns. In addition to collecting diapers and wipes, they put together baskets with baby-care items and generous gift bags for new moms. As...

Synagogue Organizes Gift Card Drive to Support Afghan Evacuee Families

Recently Massachusetts committed to welcoming 2,400 Afghan Evacuees to the Commonwealth. Supported by JFS Senior Director of Programs and Partnerships Lucia Panichella and case managers Nermin Helaly, Fahim Amin, Susan Delahunt, and Maggie Kenney, as well as dozens of...