You can help change the lives of refugees and immigrants in our region

We wish to thank so many of you for your generous offers to help new refugees
coming to our country and region. Jewish Family & Children’s Service has been
resettling refugees and supporting immigrants for decades in the Greater
Pittsburgh area. Now more than ever, your support is vitally important.

Financial contributions are welcome in these uncertain times, as we anticipate
significant changes in government policy and funding. Please click here to
contribute (choose “Refugee & Immigrant Services” in the designation dropbox).
In addition to financial donations, there are a multitude of ways you can help
refugees and immigrants right here in our region. Read below for how you can
get involved.

HOST A “GATHERING PARTY” — A Gathering Party helps you
“gather” all the items on one of our lists (please reference the lists below).
We need lots of things to help welcome and resettle refugee families. Your
support now will help them to become an important, contributing part of

CHOOSE A CATEGORY BELOW where you can best contribute, and
open the corresponding PDF attachment to get the details.

FORWARD THIS BLOG TO A FRIEND BY SHARING THE LINK — Simply sharing this link with your networks helps us reach more people with caring hearts in our community.

For more information about donations or supporting JF&CS’s refugee and immigrant services program, please contact us at 412-422-7200 or We deeply appreciate your support!


Entry Level, full time jobs for new refugees.
Higher level, skilled employment for longer term immigrants.
Affordable, multi-bedroom apartments close to bus lines.


Household items for furnishing apartments.
Donate familiar ethnic foods for families from Syria, Iraq, Columbia and Congo.
Comfort Kits that provide the extras that make transitioning easier for families.
Winter coats and accessories for families who are used to warmer climates.
Personal products for adults and youth.


Groups to help immigrants fill out paperwork.
Drivers to take immigrants & refugees to appointments.
Individuals to help with cultural orientation with refugee families.
Advocate for support of current immigration laws.
Babysitting during our Cultural Orientation classes.
Pro-Bono legal support for immigrants.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service
5743 Bartlett Street
Pittsburgh (Squirrel Hill), PA 15217

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