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For media-related inquiries, please contact J. Walcher Communications at (619) 295-7140.
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JFS Publications

Press Releases

May 31 2020
We stand in solidarity with the African American/Black community as we process the senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and too
May 5 2020

Jimbo’s is donating all 10 cent paper bag fees collected April 6-24 to the Jewish Family Service’s Hand Up Food Pantry. They will be able to use these much needed funds to support the many San Diegans who rely on their food pantry every week, especially during this time.

Apr 21 2020

JFS response after the federal administration announced its plan to immediately halt immigration to the U.S. by temporarily barring the issuance of new green cards.

Apr 21 2020

April 24 Session Held In Spanish, Helps Parents Find Positive Strategies for Maintaining Healthy Family Life During Quarantine.

In the News

May 31 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune

With ‘Remain in Mexico’ hearings paused, the coronavirus lockdown has made it increasingly difficult to find food and shelter.

May 27 2020

Voice of San Diego

The City Council voted unanimously to extend the city’s contract with the nonprofit Jewish Family Service, citing a potential increase in homelessness due to the coronavirus pandemic and after police found no evidence that program was increasing crime, as opponents predicted it would.

May 21 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Encinitas council approves proposal, saying program provides a critical service given during pandemic.

May 21 2020

The Coast News

After reading over 100 testimonials and comments, the Encinitas City Council voted to reauthorize the extension of the Jewish Family Service’ss Safe Parking Program for its full 16-month lease during its May 20 meeting.