Fall Volunteering With JFS

Fall Volunteering With JFS

Looking for fall volunteering opportunities? JFS can use your help with the following events and supportive opportunities that directly benefit our clients and community. Contact Volunteer Services today to begin the process and find the fall volunteering that’s right for you! Please note that openings and needs may change with time. Make Centerpiece Baskets Weekdays During Business…

Community Is Our Tradition

Community Is Our Tradition

A midrash tells about a group of people in a boat. One begins to drill a hole in the floor under his seat. Incredulous, the group demands to know, “What are you doing?” The one replies, “It’s in my space, why do you care?” The group cries back, “We are all in the same boat…

Food Drive Partnerships & the Super Baggie Challenge

Food Drive Partnerships & the Super Baggie Challenge

It’s time to prepare for a Super Food Drive and a Super Baggie Challenge to go with it. As the 2018 Community-Wide Food Drive officially begins with announcements from congregations at Rosh Hashanah, JFS is asking partners to participate in a Super Baggie Challenge to raise 10 percent more in donations than last year. Partnering…

Domestic Violence and the Justice System

Domestic Violence and the Justice System

Domestic violence and the justice system are the focus of “Crime After Crime,” a documentary that follows one survivor’s story. Six months. That’s how long pro bono attorney Joshua Safran thought it would take to free Deborah Peagler from prison. That’s how long filmmaker Yoav Potash thought he would spend documenting Deborah’s story. Despite a…

The High Holidays With JFS

The High Holidays With JFS

Prepare for a new year and the High Holidays by getting involved with Jewish Family Service and learning about what we have to offer for the community.

Veteran, Student, Food Bank Client and Volunteer

Veteran, Student, Food Bank Client and Volunteer

Meet Tiffany, a veteran who both uses and volunteers with the JFS-sponsored food pantry for student veterans at Seattle Central College. I like to say I’m a rare bird, but I’m not a unicorn. I am a single mother with three children who filed for divorce when I was in basic training. I got married…

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