Albert and Ann Margolies were life long residents of Scranton and outstanding humanitarians. Often described as giants in the realm of kindness and understanding, their work touched many lives each day. Al was a Board member and President of Jewish Family Services from 1951-1954. As well as being a prominent man in the insurance industry Al was largely
By James Ellenbogen As someone who has donated to organizations like Jewish Family Service for as long as I can remember I have always been proud to support the good work they do. Each year I’m investing in the people and the programs that support the community I live in. My history with JFS started
Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania was one of the recent recipients of a grant from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation for the 2018 grant cycle. The grant in the amount of $10,000 will assist with General Operating Support for the organization. Grants from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation are administered by the Scranton Area
Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania (JFS) has a special concern for the elderly in our community. As part of our community we are proud to offer programs and services that encourage healthy aging. One of these services is the Kosher Meals on Wheels program (KMOW). What is Kosher Meals on Wheels? Home delivered kosher meals
JFS was presented with a $25,000 check for the grant received by AllOne Charities for the Fall 2016 Grant Cycle. The grant to JFS was part of $2.3 million in grants to 36 non-profit organizations serving Northeastern and North Central Pennsylvania. The focus of the grant was to assist expansion of outpatient behavioral/ mental health
JFSNEPA prides itself on the continuity and longevity of our staff. Through the experience and knowledge they bring to the job each day it has allowed the agency to thrive and grow throughout the years. Although their years at JFS vary one thing that Anne Boland, Don Minkoff, Maggy Bushwick and Peter Dunford all have
Jewish Family Service of NEPA and the Scranton Jewish Community Center are proud to co-sponsor a class on aging. The class will be held on at 1 pm on July 19, August 2, August 16 and August 30th and will be lead by Rabbi Daniel. Rabbi Daniel will lead a class discussion on “Sacred Aging: Navigating
Scranton Chamber of Commerce Member since 2014 Jewish Family Service (JFS) of NEPA was founded with one thing in mind: to serve the community. Open to all faiths and backgrounds, Jewish Family Service is a human service organization whose mission reflects the Jewish tradition of caring and compassion for all people in need. Through professional
This is the time of year where people are giving back to the communities they live in. Whether they donate a new toy to a toy drive, donate canned goods to a food shelf, or serve dinner at a soup kitchen, they are making a difference. However, one of the biggest ways you can give back is through car donation. Car Donations are an ideal way of contributing to charity and here’s why.
On August 19, 2015 Jewish Family Service was the Scranton Wilkes Barre Railriders Community Organization of the Game. Although the evening got started with a little rain shower by the time the ballpark gates opened the rain had given way to a beautiful summer evening.