The JFCS Holiday Toy Drive Was a Big Success!
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Our Holiday Toy Drive was an incredible success and we couldn’t have done it without the many generous donations by our community members! You made the holiday so much brighter for children impacted by the North Bay fires and low-income families throughout the Bay Area. The numbers: 700 toys were collected and distributed, including dolls, Legos, art supplies, over a dozen youth bicycles, 20 scooters, gift certificates, puzzles, athletic equipment, and more! 178 children and youth throughout the Bay Area received gifts. 500 rolls of wrapping paper were donated to make each gift special. Thank you again to everyone who… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 9, 2018
JFCS Emergency Assistance in Sonoma County
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Check this page frequently for upcoming events and services. Jewish Family and Children’s Services in Sonoma County is open for all who have been affected by the fires and are in need of recovery assistance. Our expert case managers and clinicians are working directly with individuals in need of trauma support and counseling, short-term loans, gift cards, transportation, and skilled technical assistance and advocacy with filing of insurance claims. HOW TO GET HELP Contact JFCS for help at 707-303-1500 or email sonoma@jfcs.org. JFCS’ Santa Rosa office is open at 1360 N. Dutton Avenue, Suite C, Monday through Friday, 9:00… Read More

Posted by Admin on January 1, 2018
JFCS Serves Sonoma County in Major Fire Recovery Efforts
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Moving from Emergency Response to Long-Term Recovery Two months have passed since fires swept through the North Bay, leaving in their wake incredible destruction and thousands homeless, jobless, and emotionally scarred. JFCS hit the ground running, working to support the community. Thanks to generous donations from supporters like you, our Sonoma County office has become a community hub where individuals and families are receiving the services they need to re-build their lives and heal. Thank you for your help! JFCS’ Insurance Workshops reached thousands of people who lost their homes. Emergency Response and Ramping Up In the initial weeks after… Read More

Posted by Admin on December 19, 2017
Rekindling with Fire
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The Press Democrat

By Meg McConahey

FAUX FLAMES MAY BE A GOOD IDEA FOR THE FIRE-TRAUMATIZED THIS YEAR

It’s the season of soft light, when candles are flickering and hearth fires roaring. But in the aftermath of October’s firestorms, which destroyed thousands of homes in Sonoma County and shrouded the air with heavy smoke for days, many people may find themselves looking warily at those flames that used to symbolize cozy comfort and peace.

“Fire has been one of those things that keeps us warm and has always had positive memories,” said Diana Klein, director of the Sonoma County Regional service for Jewish Family Childrens Services. “But as the holiday season of fire-lit nights at home swings into high gear, people may have a new relationship around fire.”

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Posted by Admin on December 16, 2017
JFCS Holiday Toy Drive Needs Your Help!
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Help make the holidays bright for children affected by the North Bay fires and for low-income families. This is a great way to involve your children in the meaning of tzedakah and in helping others during the holiday season. What’s Needed? New toys for children of all ages (unwrapped please) Gift cards—often great for all ages, (ToysRUs, Target, Amazon, etc.) Wrapping paper, ribbon, and gift tags Deadline is December 8 We will wrap and distribute toys for the holidays to families who need them most. JFCS Drop Off Locations and Times 2150 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94115 Mon. –… Read More

Posted by Admin on November 10, 2017
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