Thank you for helping the Polack Food Bank!

Thank you for helping the Polack Food Bank!

The 2019 JFS Community-Wide Food Drive and Food Sort is complete! Thank you to everyone who donated food during the month-long Food Drive and the 350 volunteers who donated time at the Food Sort! Together, our generous community donated, organized, boxed, and sorted over 2,000 bags of food for the Polack Food Bank. Food insecurity—which…

You can help a refugee or immigrant family by donating home essentials.

You can help a refugee or immigrant family by donating home essentials.

JFS helps immigrants and refugees establish new lives in the Puget Sound region. As part of resettlement, JFS assists families in finding and setting up their first American home. When you donate a gift box or boxes of household items, you help a resettling family with the essentials for their new home. This volunteer activity…

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Smith, Friendly Visitor

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Smith, Friendly Visitor

JFS offers many ways to get involved. Friendly Visitors play an instrumental role in reducing social isolation for our clients by providing companionship and community connection. Tom Smith is a volunteer with the Friendly Visitor Program. After retiring from his career at Harborview Medical Center, he’s volunteered with JFS for almost a year. He’s involved…

Families Fight Hunger Volunteers Make an Impact

Families Fight Hunger Volunteers Make an Impact

Family volunteering provides an opportunity for intergenerational service, an opportunity to try something new with loved ones, and an opportunity to begin (or continue) a meaningful conversation about Jewish values. JFS Families Fight Hunger events offer families a chance to experience all of this while tackling food insecurity and making an impact in our own…

Volunteers Make a Difference in People’s Lives

Volunteers Make a Difference in People’s Lives

Learn how you can get involved and volunteer with JFS today. Jewish Family Service and our community depend on volunteers like Dena, who is a Friendly Visitor, and Richard and Evie, who deliver food baskets so our community members can celebrate holidays traditionally. Volunteers are, and have always been, the heart of Jewish Family Service….

Teens Can Help Make a Difference, Live Their Values With JFS

Teens Can Help Make a Difference, Live Their Values With JFS

See how teens can get involved with JFS today. Teens are helping make a difference in the community throughout the year by partnering with Jewish Family Service. They are initiating hands-on volunteering, from supporting survivors of domestic violence to helping resettled refugee families, as well as working to educate themselves and gain a better understanding how…

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