JFSLA Hosts Flex Vote Centers in Partnership with the LA County Registrar/County Clerk
In an effort to encourage clients, staff, and volunteers to vote, JFSLA partnered with the LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk to host Flex Vote Centers at the JFS Valley Storefront in North Hollywood and the JFS SOVA Pantry in Van Nuys.
CA Gives Jewish Family Service Funding for Food Pantry Building
Jewish Family Service L.A. announced Tuesday the state of California gave it a $5.7 million grant to purchase the Van Nuys building that contains its food pantry program.
JFS SOVA Receives $5.7 Million State Grant
Jewish Family Service LA’s SOVA Community Food & Resource Program (JFS SOVA) was awarded a $5.7 million grant from California’s 2021 budget allocation to purchase and expand the property in Van Nuys that it has been renting since 2005.
JFS LA Awarded $18.7 Million for Holocaust Survivors
Jewish Family Service LA was awarded $18.7 million from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) as part of a $720 million allocation to more than 300 social welfare organizations globally.
Inflation drives up Passover food prices for Jews
Shopping for Passover on a recent day at a kosher supermarket in the Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, Moshe Werzberger worried about how inflation is driving up prices during one of the most important holidays for Jews.
Consumer News: Rising inflation squeezing some American Families
The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce says there was a decrease in first time unemployment insurance claims filed last week.
JFS Jona Goldrich Multipurpose Center Reopens
After two years of being unable to come together due to the pandemic, seniors are starting to return for exercise and classes at Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles’ Jona Goldrich Multipurpose Center, located in the Fairfax District.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), mental illnesses are among the most common health conditions in the United States. Jewish Family Service LA has been shining a light on the importance of mental health care and dispelling the stigma that surrounds it.
Board Spotlight: Judy Rudzki
Judy Rudzki has been a member of the Jewish Family Service LA Board of Directors since 2013, serving on the Finance Committee, the Advancing Equity Workgroup, and as a Board member for JFS Care.