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This piece was written by JFS Project Specialist Brian Strauss and JFS Development Associate Bebe Santa-Wood Waking up one day and discovering your identity was taken to commit fraud can feel like a living nightmare. Victims feel angry, sad, and confused, and for a victim of Medicare fraud it feels especially hurtful. The […]READ MORE
Jewish Family Services is excited to host the “Elders are Our Superheroes” exhibit, a project of the Greater Richmond Age Wave and United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg. The project was created by William Fox Elementary students, who made special pieces of art showing the special “powers” of their grandparents. This is a […]READ MORE
The Golf and Tennis Classic was a huge success this year. Held June 1st at the beautiful Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, tennis and golf players persevered through sun and rain and competed for prizes. JFS partnered with the Weinstein JCC and Beth Sholom Lifecare Community to host this event. Over 125 people came out to […]READ MORE
The Annual Meeting is a time to celebrate the year’s successes at JFS. The 166th Annual Meeting was held at Luck Stone Corporation and celebrated many accomplishments: providing the highest quality services to our clients, new community collaborations, and successful events such as the Big Schtick and Draw Back the Curtain. JFS expects to end […]READ MORE
As summer begins, many parents may heave a sigh at relief. During the school year children and teens are constantly busy with final exams, projects, sports championships and academic competitions. It is easy to see how it could quickly become overwhelming for anyone, especially a child. Parents are all too familiar with the moans, groans […]READ MORE
At this year’s 166th JFS Annual Meeting, Jerry and Ann Samford will be honored with the Shamash Award, one of the highest awards bestowed on those who are recognized leaders in the Richmond Jewish community as well as supporters of JFS. The Shamash is the candle in the menorah that serves and lights the […]READ MORE