JFCS Receives HealthyVerified Certification

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) announced on July 7, that its three integrated healthcare centers and outpatient behavioral health clinic have been certified by HealthyVerify – the country’s only medically based, scientific and professional full-service certification company that helps organizations minimize the risk of transmitting infectious disease. Scottsdale-based HealthyVerify helps organizations implement strict health…


PHA Launches Campaign for Unsung Heroes of COVID-19

The Phoenix Holocaust Association has launched an initiative to show gratitude to caregivers in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facilities. The goal of the initiative is to give every caregiver employed at several different Phoenix Valley senior residences a grocery store gift card of at least $50. Vice President of PHA, Janice Friebaum,…


Tragedy befalls an amazing foster family

Photo: The nine children of Curtis and Joie. By Dan Shufelt I met Curtis four years ago. He came to Arizona Helping Hands to receive beds, cribs, clothing, diapers, sports equipment and more to help his family. His daughter’s life had been tragically stolen in a moment, and his FIVE grandchildren needed grandpa’s love and…


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…

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