The People We Help

When Her Home Was Destroyed During Shiva, She Turned to Federation

Hurricane Ida hit while Evelyn was sitting shiva. When the flooding subsided, her home was destroyed and Evelyn found herself paralyzed from the enormity of it all. She had no idea where to start. She called Federation.

Kosher Meals on Wheels Helped this Couple Through Their Emergency

The Kosher Meals on Wheels program regularly helps seniors who have ongoing impairments and limitations, but recently, it helped 84-year-old, Arlene, and her 95-year-old husband who is cognitively impaired, get through the destruction of their kitchen due to one of 2021's extreme storms.

Federation Shows Up - Sometimes in Surprising Ways

Not all needs filled by Jewish Federation fit into neat boxes and, often, when people don't know where to turn, Federation is their Jewish 411. We recently got a call from someone who didn't know where to turn for non-medical help while recovering from surgery – she wasn't sure even what…

The Path Becomes Clear After Federation Briefing

When these parents worried their children may have been affected by an antisemitic incident, they didn't know where to turn or to whom? They were surprised and relieved to hear Jewish Federation could 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.