Moving Forward Together

Press Releases

Apr 8 2016

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) has been awarded a $5,000 grant by the San Diego Professionals Against Cancer (SDPAC) to support breast cancer patients in need.

Mar 28 2016

Shana Hazan, senior director of strategic resource development for Jewish Family Service of San Diego, has been appointed to the California Children and Families Commission.

Mar 17 2016

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) held its annual Heart & Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on Sunday, March 13. More than 525 guests gathered to support JFS, raising $915,000 to continue the agency’s efforts of building a stronger, healthier, more resilient San Diego.

Jan 31 2016

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) officially opened its new campus with a special dedication to Joan and Irwin Jacobs for their 20 years of championing the agency, and celebration for all of the capital campaign donors who made the “Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus” possible.

Aug 17 2015

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) has received a $12,166 grant from the County of San Diego’s District 4 Neighborhood Reinvestment Program to purchase furniture for the counseling lobby and children’s waiting area of JFS’s new Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus.

Aug 17 2015

The Hadassah Foundation, which invests in social change for girls and women in Israel and the U.S., has awarded a $35,200 grant to Girls Give Back, a Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) program, to help cover operating expenses for the next year.

Aug 10 2015

Hundreds of seniors who visit the College Avenue Center for hot meals, daily exercise classes, cultural programs, and more will now have a new site to visit with bright, airy rooms and collaborative opportunities at Temple Emanu-El.

Jul 15 2015

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) has earned a coveted 4-star rating for the eighth consecutive year from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator which highlights the work of efficient, ethical and open charities.