Shamayim class brings EAF gifts to JFS in 2019
Hilla at the office with
EAF 2019 donated gifts
Thank You for making Embrace-A-Family 2020 a Success
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) had made
the winter holidays brighter for those in need through our
13th annual Embrace-A-Family program.
Thanks to your generosity we were able to help our clients
receive needed items and gifts for the holidays. The program
was for sure different this year, in ways that none of us would
have anticipated prior to the pandemic, yet the generosity of
our community was strong.
Our clients are extremely grateful for the gifts they received.
A single mom was so grateful for the gifts she received for her family and said:
"Thank you all for doing this wonderful service for those of us who cannot afford Chanukah gifts this year. The presents are wonderful – everything I asked for and more. I never dreamed that so many generous people would take our family under their wings. Chag sameach and hopes for a good new year."
A father of 5 who arrived from Ethiopia and now is an essential worker wrote:
"We have received all the gift items we requested. We are very grateful to all of you, for your kindness and generosity. We are pleased and excited to have you all in our lives. We are learning, generously provided with food supplies and home utilities."
A huge thanks to our valued community partners who supported this program.
Brandeis Santa Clara Chapter
Congregation Beth David
Congregation Shir Hadash
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
Pars Kosher Market
Temple Beth Torah
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Yavneh Day School
Teen client receives bike
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