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Jewish Family Service Receives $20,000 Grant From United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

The grant will be used for JFS general operating support to assure programs and services continue to be available for community residents in need.

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Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) received a $20,000 grant on behalf of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

The grant will be used for JFS general operating support to assure programs and services continue to be available for community residents in need.

“JFS is thankful to the United Way, who has been an agency partner for many years. The generous United Way grant will assure those in need will continue to have access to the programs, services and assistance they have come to rely upon us for,” said Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to be a member agency of the United Way and work cohesively with this well-respected organization.”

JFS, which is regarded as the ‘go to’ agency in the community, is committed to assisting everyone who comes through its doors.

With dozens of programs and services including Older Adults programming, Counseling, Atlantic Homeless Alliance, Food Pantry, Pathways to Recovery, Vocational and more, JFS understands the need for assistance, especially with the uncertainty associated with today’s environment.

“We’re proud to support JFS and their meaningful work to build strong families and vital communities across Atlantic & Cape May counties,” said Kate Houstoun, Chief Impact Officer of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. “Through their programs and services, JFS helps ensure that resources and relief get to the people who need it most.”

For information on JFS programs and services, visit jfsatlantic.org or call 609.822.1108 x1.

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services, adult and older adult services and also hosts an on-site food pantry.

The agency impacts 8,000 lives throughout Atlantic and Cape May Counties each year.

JFS’ mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and enhance their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age or background.

For more information or to keep up-to-date with JFS events and programs, visit www.jfsatlantic.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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