Socially distant volunteer opportunities

Amid the virus outbreak, many nonprofits are struggling with having enough hands to help as well as keeping pantries stocked with food and supplies. Jewish Family & Children’s Service, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds, is currently experiencing an urgent…


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Donates Diapers, Formula to Jewish Family and Children’s Service

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Phoenix East Stake, has donated hundreds of cases of diapers, baby formula and baby wipes to Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS). Paul Rockower, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix, upon learning that the Church had baby products, immediately connected the two…


Temple Emanuel’s Meals for Healers

Like people everywhere, the members of Temple Emanuel of Tempe want to be part of the solution during a crisis. They were wondering, How can we support hospital workers? How can we support local businesses? There’s not much we can do as individuals. As a community, however, our impact is amplified. On May 5, 6,…


2019 Tax Credit Deadline Still April 15th, 2020

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has extended the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15 to July 15, 2020, to match the federal guidelines. The new deadline means taxpayers filing state tax returns or submitting payments after the previous April 15 deadline will not be assessed late filing or late…


J Resource Drive

Every Friday from 9 to 10 am you can drop off donations at the Martin Pear JCC at 12701 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale for distribution to local pantries and medical centers. For more information, call 480-483-7121 or visit


A global day of giving

Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) falls this year on Dec. 3. It is a worldwide day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on…

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