$2.1 Million Increase for Alpert Jewish Family Service Announced at Palm Beach Event

For the Alpert Jewish Family Service13 is indeed a lucky number.

At the 13th annual dinner of its main donor group, the Chai Society, it was announced that members of the society had raised over $2.1 million.

The dinner was held on May 1 at Club Colette.

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Co-Chairs socks and Bruce Berg and Ruth and David Naftalias well as founder of the company Zelda Mason, were the winners of the evening. All were recognized for their commitment and their vision of the Alpert JFS.

“Tonight is a festive celebration of our most valued supporters. I am so grateful for all they do, so that Alpert Jewish Family Service can be there for thousands of our friends and neighbors in times of need,” said said Mason, who is also chairman and past chairman of the board. “Thanks to them, we can be a lifeline for our community.”

Chai Society members include more than 100 families — eight of which are new and/or returning, it was announced — who donate $5,000 or more to Alpert JFS each year. These funds support more than two dozen essential programs and services, including counselling, psychiatry, food insecurity, aid for Holocaust survivors, addiction recovery and support, mentoring for children , domestic violence, supportive residential living, and many other service programs that help individuals and families. through difficult times.

“Our Chai Society members enable our organization to serve as a lifeline to the thousands of individuals and families who turn to us during the most difficult times in their lives,” said Marc Hopin, CEO of Alpert JFS. “We are very grateful for the continued generosity of our donors.”

More than 60 people took part.

The benefits benefit the Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service, a nationally accredited service provider for children, adults, seniors and Holocaust survivors.

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