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April 06, 2022

National Volunteer Month: Highlighting the Heroes of the Kosher Food Pantry

National Volunteer Month: Highlighting the Heroes of the Kosher Food Pantry

In honor of National Volunteer Month, we are highlighting six of our amazing food pantry volunteers. Let's meet them! Read More

April 06, 2022

JF&CS Implements New Wellness Care Specialist Model at OneStreet Residential

JF&CS Implements New Wellness Care Specialist Model at OneStreet Residential

Partnership Enhances Overall Wellness of Aging Adults at active retirement communities in Atlanta. Read More

April 06, 2022

The In-person Tasting Event is Back!

The In-person Tasting Event is Back!

The Tasting is a fun and elegant way to Sip, Savor, and Support the Zimmerman-Horowitz Independent Living Program (Z-H ILP). Read More

April 07, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Jordan Enoch And His Little PALs

Volunteer Spotlight: Jordan Enoch And His Little PALs

Jordan Enoch loved his experience with the PAL Program so much, he decided to volunteer twice. And he recommends others interested to do the same if they are looking to make a lasting impact in the community. Read More

April 07, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Hylda Wilson's Food Pantry Journey

Volunteer Spotlight: Hylda Wilson's Food Pantry Journey

Hylda Wilson loves a good bargain at the grocery store. And when she learned she could use her couponing talent for good, she started donating to the Kosher Food Pantry at JF&CS 15 years ago. Read More

April 11, 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: "A Girl After My Own Heart": Jackie Nix and Her Little PAL

Volunteer Spotlight: "A Girl After My Own Heart": Jackie Nix and Her Little PAL

Jackie Nix began her journey at JF&CS back in 2014 as the Young Adult Program Coordinator. Years later, in 2021, she would find herself back at JF&CS, this time to be a Big PAL to her new friend, seven-year-old Noa. Read More

April 12, 2022

Getting The Most Out Of Therapy

Getting The Most Out Of Therapy

Therapy is an investment in time, money, and effort. So, once you find a therapist you trust, you will want to get the most out of the experience. Here are some suggestions on how to approach therapy to maximize your investment. Read More

April 12, 2022

National Volunteer Month: Meet Our Dedicated Chaplaincy Volunteers

National Volunteer Month: Meet Our Dedicated Chaplaincy Volunteers

Meet the dedicated team of volunteers behind our chaplaincy program, providing connection and compassion where it's needed the most. Read More

April 19, 2022

National Volunteer Month: Harper and Micah Become the Best of PALs

National Volunteer Month: Harper and Micah Become the Best of PALs

Harper and Micah matched just two years ago through the PAL Program at JF&CS, right when the pandemic began. Since then, they have become the best of PALs. Read More

April 25, 2022

HAMSA Educates Parents on Teen Substance Abuse and Mental Health

HAMSA Educates Parents on Teen Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Joel Dworkin and Cari Newman encourage parents to normalize having healthy discussions with their kids about substance use and mental health. Read More

April 26, 2022

Boris’ Story: Connection and Care Where He Needed It

Boris’ Story: Connection and Care Where He Needed It

Boris, a Holocaust Survivor, moved to the United States four years ago, and faced a myriad of physical health problems. He also felt very lonely and isolated socially. JF&CS helped ensure his mental and physical health was taken care of. Read More

April 26, 2022

Adeliya’s Story: A Lifeline from the Georgia Heat

Adeliya’s Story: A Lifeline from the Georgia Heat

Holocaust Survivor Adeliya moved to Atlanta in 1976, and encountered some financial struggles. When her A/C broke in the middle of the sweltering Georgia summer, and it seemed like there was nowhere she could turn for financial help to repair it,… Read More

April 26, 2022

Lila’s Story: JF&CS Secures Crucial Homecare After Near-Death Experience

Lila’s Story: JF&CS Secures Crucial Homecare After Near-Death Experience

Lila, a Holocaust Survivor from Ukraine, found herself in an extremely dangerous medical situation, and doctors were unsure if she would even survive. Despite all odds, she survived, but needed more assistance to be safe alone at home. JF&CS stepped… Read More

April 26, 2022

The Kosher Food Pantry Needs Continue to Grow

The Kosher Food Pantry Needs Continue to Grow

The Kosher Food Pantry at JF&CS provides thousands of pounds to hundreds of families and individuals weekly that suffer from food insecurity. Learn more about who it serves and how you can help. Read More

April 26, 2022

Ben Massell Dental Clinic Provides Digital Optomety Through Georgia Lions LIghthouse