JFS Perspectives

Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

Monday, March 06, 2017
Donor Spotlight: Community Gardeners

At JFS, we are dedicated to offering more fresh options to the 1,000 clients who use the Weinberg Food Pantry every month. What’s better than fresh produce? Locally grown fruits and vegetables! 

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Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

Monday, February 20, 2017
Bags Full of Hope: A New Kind of Food Drive

The Weinberg Food Pantry at Jewish Family Service has launched a new program that makes it simple to donate food to help the hungry in our community. 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mireille Azzam

Friday, February 17, 2017
Volunteer Spotlight: Mireille Azzam

Many people are looking for ways to lend a hand to refugees. One of our newest volunteers has found a great way to pair her skills and expertise with a fulfilling volunteer role at Jewish Family Service.  

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Thank You for Making the Holidays Bright for Nearly 700 People!

Friday, January 06, 2017
Thank You for Making the Holidays Bright for Nearly 700 People!

Last month, many generous individuals, organizations, and corporations collected holiday gifts for JFS clients through our Bright Holidays program. We restructured the program this year to adjust to changing client needs. The ways people could provide gifts this year were:
 

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The Denver Post: Jewish Family Service of Colorado helps rescue families from the brink of homelessness in Denver

Monday, December 05, 2016
The Denver Post: Jewish Family Service of Colorado helps rescue families from the brink of homelessness in Denver

A Season to Share article about Jewish Family Service's Family Safety Net services was in The Denver Post December 4, 2016: 

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We are Thankful for YOU!

Friday, December 02, 2016
We are Thankful for YOU!

On any given day, people from about 50 households visit the JFS Weinberg Food Pantry (on the three days per week the pantry is open). However, last Tuesday and Wednesday when we distributed our annual Thanksgiving meal packages, we served nearly triple that number!  

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