Hilla at the office with

EAF 2019 donated gifts

Embrace-A-Family 2020 is Here!
November 18th through December 18th


Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) makes

the winter holidays brighter for those in need through

our 13th annual Embrace-A-Family program.


Join us and help people at this especially challenging time.

Your generosity will help ease holiday pressures and stress

for families and seniors who would otherwise go without gifts.

Each year we are thrilled with your strong support. This year has presented challenges we couldn’t have imagined, yet with your generous support we can and will make this holiday season bright.

To maintain the safety of our staff, volunteers and clients during COVID 19,

this year our program is online.

Here's how the program works!


Our virtual dreidel board is being hosted by SignUpGenius, an online group organizing site, which partners with WePay, enabling donors to purchase their dreidels with a credit or debit card.

(A service fee of 5% of the purchase price plus $0.50 per transaction will be charged.)


You can select one or more dreidel wishes from the board and make your monetary contribution for the gift. You'll receive a letter of thanks from JFS SV, and we will ensure that the gift goes to the designated individual. You’ll bring joy and cheer to a very appreciative individual or family! 






Feel free to email this information to family and friends who live out of the area for their support of this vital program.

Our Community Partners for EAF!
Thanks to our valued community partners who will be hosting their own JFS virtual dreidel board with their own personalized links:

You can click on your own congregation, school or organization; or use the JFS link.
APJCC
APJCC Preschool
Brandeis Santa Clara Chapter
Congregation Beth David
Congregation Emeth
Congregation Shir Hadash
Congregation Sinai
Moishe House
Temple Beth Torah
Temple Emanu-El
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (contact your local LDS congregation)
Yavneh Day School


ATTENTION:  Can't find a dreidel gift that you want? Try another board listing.  For children's items, try Yavneh Day School, APJCC Preschool (board 2), or Brandeis Santa Clara.  

There is also a board for dreidel gifts $30 and under.

And thank you to our valued community partners who will be directing their supporters to our JFS SV community board link:

Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
Pars Kosher Market


For more information or questions about Embrace-A-Family, email us at:

embraceafamily@jfssv.org or call Lori Cinnamon at 408-357-7456

Thank you!!  Stay generous, safe and healthy!


Teen client receives bike

Lori and local LDS

stake member with some of their 2018 donations

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Embrace-A-Family 2020

Shamayim class brings EAF gifts to JFS

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