JFS Annual Celebration Raises $25,000!

January 24, 2019

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On October 28, 2018, nearly 75 people gathered at Congregation Ohav Shalom to honor Jean Becker and David Alan Miller for their commitment to helping and enriching the lives of people in the Capital Region. Each were presented the Anschel Weiss Community Builders Award. In the wake of the tragedy in Pittsburgh, our Annual Celebration …Read More

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JFS Albany NNORC Welcomes Claire Greenhill

January 24, 2019

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     We are pleased to announce the addition of Claire Greenhill to the Albany NNORC. Claire joined us last month and she will be serving NNORC residents in a supportive counseling/case management role. In the coming weeks, she will be attending upcoming NNORC programs and looks forward to meeting as many residents as possible.      …Read More

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JFS Annual Celebration Tribute Book

January 24, 2019

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Our 2018 Annual Celebration honored Jean Becker and David Alan Miller. Jean and David are warm, compassionate and creative members of our community who live and value tikkun olam. Here’s a link to the tribute book. Just look at the outpouring of love and support for their inspiring work.

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You Shop. Amazon Gives. JFS Smiles.

January 24, 2019

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Did you know that every time you shop on Amazon.com you could be making a donation to JFS? And it doesn’t cost you extra to do so? It’s true. When you shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase to the charitable organization of your choice—JFS! Smile.Amazon.com is the same …Read More

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Important Message for SNAP Recipients

January 24, 2019

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Because of the federal government shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early.If you received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive SNAP in February, your February benefits may be available on your EBT card on January 17th instead of on your scheduled February availability …Read More

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