The People We Help

Camp Grant Recipient "Plays" it Forward

Sam received a One Happy Camper grant from Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ to try Jewish sleepaway camp when he was eight years old. When the time came for his bar mitzvah project, he wanted to pay it forward so that more kids from the local community could be encouraged to try Jewish camp.

No longer alone: Evgeniy, 95, says "Now we can see each other..."

Evgeniy, 95, says his new phone from the JDC "turns on and, my dear ones, I see you all. A huge thank you... Now we can see each other, talk to each other, share the sorrows and joys of others.” Jewish Federation is a proud, long-time partner of the JDC's in caring for elderly, isolated…

Mother and Daughter Thank Us for COVID-19 Emergency Aid

A single mom who has been working with the Jewish Family Service of Middlesex County (JFS) Women's Center was the recipient of a generous donation from Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey's COVID-19 Relief Fund. This enabled "Ms. B" to pay the rent she owed since becoming…

It's About Eric

ERIC WAS A NICE JEWISH GUY WHO THOUGHT HE WAS IMMUNE TO ADDICTION. HE’S TAKING BACK HIS LIFE WITH HELP FROM THE JEWISH CENTER FOR DRUG & ALCOHOL TREATMENT AND EDUCATION...Eric took his first drink at a friend’s Bar Mitzvah when he was 13. Heavier drinking through his  teens led to a…

It's About Dora

DORA KNOWS HER DAUGHTER, GRANDKIDS, AND SHE ARE SAFER AT TEMPLE ACTIVITIES BECAUSE  FEDERATION HELPED BRING SECURITY GRANTS AND TRAINING TO THEIR SYNAGOGUE...Three generations of Dora’s family are constantly in and out of their temple building. Dora sits on the Women’s Committee; her da…