Tag Archives: advocacy

Refugees in the News

Over the past few weeks, we have received many comments from community members expressing alarm, sadness and willingness to help relieve the desperate plight of Syrian and other refugees pouring into Europe. The United States has a proud history of … Continue reading

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This Rosh Hashanah, help #StopHungerNow in Pittsburgh

One phrase is often repeated through both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: “Repentance, Prayer and Charity remove the evil decree.” Now is the time of year when charity is encouraged more than ever. The word “charity” covers a variety of good … Continue reading

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Upcoming JF&CS and community events this April

The ongoing work of Jewish Family & Children’s Service and our partner agencies provide many possibilities and opportunities. As we strive to provide our community with comprehensive services, support and help every day, JF&CS and our community partners are offering … Continue reading

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Can You Work While Receiving Social Security Benefits? Yes You Can!

Employment options for individuals receiving social security benefits is the topic of an upcoming program co-presented by Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) and Jewish Residential Services (JRS) as part of the educational series AIM: Support for Families of Individuals … Continue reading

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Join JF&CS tomorrow on #GivingTuesday!

Be a Part of #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season. This #GivingTuesday, show that the world truly gives as good as it gets. The third annual #GivingTuesday will take … Continue reading

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Your immediate action is needed to help JF&CS continue providing services for refugees!

As you may have heard, thousands of children from Central America are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents.  Most are fleeing relentless violence in search of a safe place. The federal government has assigned care of these minors to the … Continue reading

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In this together: Helping families and their special-needs children

Parenting challenges come in many forms. If you are a parent of a child with special needs, however, common concerns take on a completely different dimension. Medical needs, adapting to school and other socials settings, continuing education, meaningful employment and … Continue reading

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