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AmeriCorps members bring welcome skills to JF&CS

At Jewish Family & Children’s Service, we are fortunate to be able to secure the assistance and talent of many young adults through the AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps personnel work at JF&CS in several of our departments, and offer invaluable skills. … Continue reading

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What’s Up at AgeWell Pittsburgh

Congratulations, AgeWell Pittsburgh! Congratulations to AgeWell Pittsburgh for being named as a finalist for this year’s 2017 Collaboration Prize. This is a national award given by The Foundation Center (funded by The Lodestar Foundation) designed to highlight exceptional permanent models … Continue reading

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You can give the gift of summer camp to a struggling child

Client’s name changed to protect confidentiality.Photos are of Quest campers from various years. A child diagnosed with autism, ADHD, or other social or emotional challenges may struggle with making friends and handling social situations. For Mark*, a home-schooled child diagnosed … Continue reading

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Outstanding volunteer receives Jefferson Award

Volunteer Jeff Herzog keeps a sign posted above his desk listing the eight degrees of giving according to Jewish principles. The eighth, and highest, principle written on his sign says: “To help another to become self-supporting by means of a … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year celebration returns to welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster

Following the highly successful first Lunar New Year celebration in Squirrel Hill last February, organizers are proud to co-sponsor the event again and invite you to welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster. Organizers and partners of the celebration include … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Mom’s Coffee Club: a cup of companionship for adoptive moms

At JF&CS, a group of adoptive moms meets monthly to share stories about parenting their adopted children and to lend support to each other. Created more than a decade ago for women who adopted internationally, group members now include domestic … Continue reading

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