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Living a Life of Giving

Meet Zita Liebermensch, Longtime JFS Supporter and Community Champion. Recently, we had the privilege of sitting down with Zita to find out why she’s...

Celebrating the Strength and Resiliency of Survivors

Recently, Jewish Family Service and the Center for Jewish Care were honored to celebrate the strength and resiliency of 59 Holocaust Survivors residing in...

How to Increase Your Impact and Reduce Your Taxable Income

Tax-smart charitable giving tips for 2023 with Ryan Goldenhar, CFA, CFP, Co-Founder/Financial Advisor at Wealth With Options and JFS Board Director.

The Impact of Volunteers: Turning Compassion into Action

Every year, Jewish Family Service provides critical assistance and compassionate care to more than 90,000 people across San Diego, Orange, and Riverside Counties. Day...

Notes from the Field with Carole Yellen

In May 2023, ten JFS team members and four board members embarked on the long-awaited CommUnity Trip of a Lifetime to Israel organized by...

Safe Parking Expands: Prioritizing Unhoused Families

This spring, Jewish Family Service partnered with the City of San Diego to open our fourth Safe Parking Lot in the City and the...

Donna & John Appreciate the Balboa Avenue Older Adults Center (BAOAC)

After John was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, Donna and John discovered meaningful and engaging activities for him to participate in at the BAOAC.

JFS is Helping Older Adults Thrive

As we age, many of us will face new challenges that impact our health, our mobility, and our happiness. Jewish Family Service is dedicated...

The Center for Jewish Care: Serving, Supporting, and Engaging San Diego’s Jewish Community

Going behind-the-scenes with Senior Director Carole Yellen.

Forging a Way Forward for Families: Guaranteed Income Pilot More Important Than Ever

After researching innovative programs that effectively reduce the experience of childhood poverty, JFS launched the first guaranteed income pilot in San Diego in 2021.

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Board Meeting

This year’s annual meeting honored community leaders and team members who exemplify JFS’s core values.

Safe Parking Provides More Than a Safe Place to Sleep

Jewish Family Service’s Safe Parking Program provides a safe place to sleep, access to supportive services, and a dignified way to return to stable...

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