JFS Wishes You a Happy, Healthy New Year!
September 2018    
Tishri - 5779    
Dear Friends,
 
 
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Here we are, perched on a new year - 5779.
 
What will you fill it with? If the words "caring", "doing", and "appreciation" are part of your Rosh Hashonah vocabulary, come be part of the JFS family - as a volunteer, donor, or even a staff member.
 
My best wishes to you and yours for a sweet new year!
 
Shana tova tikateivu,
 
Mindy
Mindy Berkowitz
Executive Director
   
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JFS SV is Hiring!
 
Senior Services Social Worker
Part-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 
 
JFS is hiring two positions for our branch office at Chai House.  We are seeking skilled professionals who love older adults and want to be part of a caring staff team.
 
   
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Refugees Need Help with Housing 
 
JFS recently welcomed refugees who don't have sponsor families. As a way to open our hearts to refugees who don't have sponsors, we are reaching out to the community for help with housing, transportation, furnishing apartments, food -- just about everything someone would need who comes here with only two suitcases.
 
This is a great opportunity for a havurah or other friendship group to do something very meaningful.
 
If you can help, please contact Zoya Lazer, Director of Refugee and Career Services at (408) 357-7452 or zoyal@jfssv.org.  
 
 
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Start the New Year By Giving Back
Find More Meaning In Your Life
 
Volunteers and supporters at JFS SV find more meaning in life from giving time and energy to others. Consider enriching your life by volunteering as a refugee mentor, food package sponsor, Friendly Visitor, Shabbat meal delivery volunteer, Chaplain Aide, office volunteer, event committee member - and much more.
 
Contact Lori Cinnamon at loric@jfssv.org or call (408) 357-7467 for more information.
 
 
 
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Help families and seniors during this holiday season!
   
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Share Your Garden's Bounty!   
 
Is your garden having a fantastic September?
 
Instead of letting your fruits and veggies go to waste, share them with our appreciative clients! 
 
Deliveries accepted Monday-Thursday.
(Fresh picked only please.)



Crowd Funding Page for Refugee Crisis donations

Some of our generous donors have set up an online funding page at Crowdrise to support our Refugee Crisis 2018 effort.
 
It makes it easy to donate, and for spreading the word.
 
 
 
JFS SV Home Care Program
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JFS SV HomeCare Services offers a range of non-medical care for older or disabled adults in Santa Clara County, including: Personal care, Domestic duties, Medication help, Transportation, and Companionship.
 



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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202
Los Gatos, California 95032
(408) 556-0600 phone
(408) 551-0091 fax