Jewish Family Service Receives $150,000 NextFifty Initiative Grant

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Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS) is pleased to announce that the Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore program has received a generous $150,000 grant from NextFifty Initiative, a Colorado-based foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of older people. and their caregivers.

This funding will allow JFS to continue to provide essential services, programs and events to community residents over the age of 50.

“We believe that seniors are an essential part of our communities and that it is important to provide all people with the opportunity to stay active and engaged as they age,” said Chandra Matthews, Director of Programs at NextFifty Initiative. “We are grateful for the work done by the Jewish Family Service to improve the quality of life for people aged 50 and over, and we are proud to support this and other efforts to help people age with dignity and purpose. »

Nearly 200 village members, including 25 Holocaust survivors, rely on JFS to provide a range of programs and services, including care coordination, transportation, socializing events, grocery and delivery, friendly recordings, etc.


For more information or to join Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS, contact Tina Serota at 609.822.1109 or [email protected] or visit jfsvillagebytheshore.org.

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS) fosters strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energetic seniors, and vibrant communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homelessness programs, professional services, and adult and senior services and also hosts an on-site food pantry.

The agency impacts 13,000 lives in Atlantic and Cape May counties each year.

JFS’s mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and improve their quality of life. In keeping with Jewish values ​​and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism, regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity , their age or their origin.

For more information or to keep up to date with events and programs, visit JFS at jfsatlantic.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

About the NextFifty initiative

NextFifty Initiative is a Colorado-based private foundation that supports efforts to improve the lives of seniors and their caregivers.

The foundation works with community leaders, experts in the field of aging, and frontline professionals to support programs and projects that positively impact aging and longevity.

They focus on education, sharing best practices and supporting innovation that will transform aging for generations to come.

To learn more, visit www.Next50Initiative.org.

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