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JFS MetroWest Celebrates Chanukah

JFS MetroWest volunteer Gary Berger of Maplewood makes Chanukah deliveries.

(Courtesy of JFS MetroWest) As the world celebrates Chanukah, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ (JFS) is proud to provide services to address the ongoing mental health needs of the community as well as those that have arisen due to the war in Israel. Recently, JFS provided professional training for clinicians on attachment-based family therapy and celebrated the graduation of the current class of Rachel Coalition’s 40-hour volunteer training participants.

JFS MetroWest Volunteer Eugene Fouksman of Livingston makes Thanksgiving deliveries.

JFS’s Maxine Myers Volunteer Services kicked off the season of giving with Thanksgiving meal deliveries to 155+ homebound older adults and Holocaust survivors. An additional 153 deliveries were made for Chanukah, including a brisket dinner, sides, dessert, challah, jelly donuts, candles, a dreidel, and gelt. At Café Europa, the socialization program for Holocaust survivors, JFS will host a special Chanukah celebration.

JFS MetroWest volunteers the Davises of Randolph make Chanukah deliveries.

To participate in JFS holiday happenings, send a JFS ecard or order Krispy Kreme doughnuts. JFS Chanukah and holiday ecards are available to send to friends, family, colleagues or teachers via www.jfsmetrowest.org/ecards. Doughnuts are available for purchase through Krispy Kreme’s Digital Dozen program. Order a dozen (or more) doughnuts and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ by visiting www.groupraise.com/offer-campaigns/16296-jfs-of-metrowest-krispy-kreme-digital-dozens.

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