15th Annual Embrace-A-Family Holiday Gift Drive Huge Success!
We are grateful to all of the community partners, volunteers and donors who helped bring joyto JFS SV clients this holiday season.
19 community partners participated in EAF. See below for the full list of partners.
278 clients received gifts, including refugees, older adults and community clients served through Project NOAH
1058 wishes were fulfilled helping to brighten the winter months and holidays for so many
~$6,500 was raised to support JFS SV’s holiday food bag program and emergency client needs
Overall, ~$61,500 total contributions were made to the 2022 EAF program!*
Here’s what JFS SV clients had to say:
“I didn’t know how I was going to have presents to put under the tree for my kids. I am very
grateful to JFS SV for providing. You brightened up our holiday. G-d bless.”
Sonia, mother of 5 who was between jobs.
“I was so excited to receive these generous gift cards from JFS! As everything becomes more
expensive, this is a huge help and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”
Redwood Senior resident on a fixed income who received gift cards from EAF.
Lastly, please take a moment to complete our surveymonkey survey to help us improve on and plan for next year’s Embrace-A-Family program.
With Deep Appreciation,
The JFS SV Staff
*This number includes in-kind estimate and an estimated monetary value of the purchased LDS gifts. 183 gift were valued at an average of $40 and 362 gifts were valued at an average of $50.
All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto
Brandeis Santa Clara Chapter
Congregation Beth Am
Congregation Beth David
(including Hazak and Beth David Women)
Congregation Shir Hadash
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Good Samaritan Methodist Church
Interfaith Community of South County
Jewish Silicon Valley
Seniors Who Care
Temple Beth Torah
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
The Villages Jewish Group
Yavneh Day School