March 2020
Although the JFS building is CLOSED to the public until Monday, March 30, 2020, we are continuing to help our community while staying safe during the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
The Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry will remain open Monday – Thursday 9AM – 4PM. To pick-up food, please call 407-644-7593 to schedule an appointment.

The Counseling, Growth and Development program is cancelled until Monday, March 30th. This is due t o the complexity and unpredictability of health insurance coverage for video sessions, because phone is not covered, in the mental health arena.

The Family Stabilization Program is still operational, but only via phone and digital.

The Reliable Independent Drivers for the Elderly (RIDE) program is still operational, but only via phone and digital. If you are a current client of the program or you are interested, please call 407-644-7593 ext. 249.

The Chaplaincy program is still operational, but only via phone. If you are a current client of the program or you are interested, please call 407-644-7593 to connect with our Community Rabbi.

The Volunteer program is cancelled until Monday, March 30th.
We understand the situation is extremely fluid and we are monitoring the State’s response and will, of course, follow state recommendations and guidelines. Thank you!
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2019-2020 Kobrin Family Scholarship
DEADLINE: April 30, 2020
Applications for the 2019-2020 Kobrin Family Scholarship are still available!

The scholarship is available to a qualified, full-time Jewish student from Orange, Osceola or Seminole County who will be attending UCF. It is in the amount of $2,500 per year up to four years.

Coffee Connections
CANCELLED: March 26, 2020
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This month's Coffee Connections has been cancelled. Our next coffee and tour is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 30th. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP below and stay tuned for any updated announcements.

The morning includes a t our of our support center, client success stories, coffee, a light breakfast, and more!

The Power of Giving:
 Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry
Although we are currently not accepting food donations at this time (at least until Monday, March 30th), we still challenge you to make your donation stretch further!

Don't forget that during the Restock Challenge food drive, The Weiner Family and The Winter Park Wealth Group will generously match $0.50 for every $1 you donate, with a total match up to $10,000.
Turn your $50 donation into $75!

Today more than ever, our community needs your support.
Volunteer Spotlight:
The Gift of Time
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The Volunteer program is cancelled until Monday, March 30th.

We appreciate the many people who have reached out to offer their time, however, at this time we cannot accept volunteers. The best practice of “containment” is to limit “outside coming inside”. We are hoping to open the volunteer program again on Monday, March 30th.
Beyond the
Counseling Couch
The Counseling, Growth and Development program is cancelled until Monday, March 30th.  

Due to the complexity and unpredictability of health insurance coverage for video sessions (phone is not covered) in the mental health arena, our counseling cent er services have been suspended. We are sending out information to all our clients scheduled for sessions and making them aware of the cancellation.
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