Mentors Step In to Fill the Void on Take Your Child to School Day

“Feeling very blessed. I am very grateful for the agency and for your support. You did an awesome job with matching my boys with great men! They do wonderful with filling the void in my boys’ lives with just being great male figures.” –Maria, mother of M4K mentees, Kevin and Jaden. This year, September 27th was designated “Dads Take Your Child to School Day” by The Palm Beach County School District, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education.  Grandfathers, […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/mentors-step-in-to-fill-the-void-on-take-your-child-to-school-day/

Giving Back, Getting Back. AmeriCorps Volunteer Makes Lasting Impact on Local Seniors

Giving Back, Getting Back. AmeriCorps Volunteer Makes Lasting Impact on Local Seniors Alan Newmark became an AmeriCorps volunteer through Alpert Jewish Family Service in West Palm Beach, Florida. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Lake Worth, Florida in 2008. Upon retirement, Alan decided that he wanted to help seniors in the community, and after learning about the program, he took the steps to become an AmeriCorps volunteer. This was Alan’s first experience as a volunteer and he […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/giving-back-getting-back-americorps-volunteer-makes-lasting-impact-on-local-seniors/

The Unsung Heroes: Stepping In & Stepping Up When No One Else Can

Guardians are responsible for managing the affairs of those determined by a court to be unable to make decisions or manage their affairs. Guardianship is an extremely important responsibility. The Alpert JFS professional Guardianship team is devoted to helping our clients by keeping them safe, connecting them to necessary services and helping them live as independently as possible. This month, Evelyn will be moving into a new apartment and is enjoying her new part-time job. She is taking her medication […] https://www.alpertjfs.org/the-unsung-heroes-stepping-in-stepping-up-when-no-one-else-can-3/
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