October 2018 Newsletter
2018 High Holiday Food Drive
Last Day: October 15, 2018
Thank you to everyone who has generously donated to our 2018 High Holiday Food Drive. So far we've collected nearly 2,300 lbs. of food and $3,000 for our Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry !

Don't forget to pick-up a collection bag at your local synagogue or Jewish agency. Fill the bag with nonperishable food and bring it back to your synagogue, Jewish Agency or JFS Orlando. The last day of the food drive is next Monday, October 15th.

Thank you for fighting food insecurity in Central Florida and helping feed our neighbors in need.
*New* Agency Video
Today: Online Premiere
Have you seen our new agency video? Hear from our Executive Director Eric Geboff, Board Member Lynn Minkow, and client Kimberley on what makes JFS Orlando so special. Check it out now!
Coffee Connections
Last of the Year: October 25, 2018
Don't miss your last chance this year to check out behind the scenes of JFS Orlando. Join us for  coffee and a tour of our Family Support Center to personally see the positive impact JFS makes on the Central Florida community.  RSVP today!
The Power of Giving: Chaplaincy
The JFS Orlando Chaplaincy program is a pastoral outreach service that provides end of life services, burial or memorial services, and other visits, such as hospice, hospital, or jail visits, to the unaffiliated Jewish community. Last year, JFS Orlando served nearly 3,000 individuals . The program operates in partnership with the Greater Orlando Board of Rabbis and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando.

Our Community Rabbi, Rabbi E. Arnold Siegel, offers a listening presence and helps to bring about renewed hope and healing to individuals and their families who have hit a crisis in their lives, such as hospitalization or serious illness.
My sisters, dad and I would like to thank you for ALL of your support during this difficult time. It meant the world to my mom that you were there for her. The service was beautiful! Thank you for all that you do and have done.
-Anonymous
Help us continue our Chaplaincy program by making an online
donation today!
The
Board Corner
Remembering Madeline Wolly
It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Madeline Wolly, one of the longest serving JFS Orlando Board members who recently passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Sometimes affectionately called “Mrs. JFS”...
Beyond the
Counseling Couch
Depression:
What is it and what can I do with it?
Did you know that October is Depression Education and Awareness Month? Depression can be caused by numerous types of factors, including genetic, biological, environmental...
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