Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
The source of this quotation is unclear, but many of us have seen it before. It is often repeated because it gives voice to a universal truth: There is so much we do not know about the people around us. Behind faces that show smiles, anger, or confusion are life experiences of illness, divorce, financial struggle, loss, and mental illness. In many ways, these are the experiences we share the most; every family has been touched in some way by one or more of these challenges… continue reading here
JFS MARC Coordinator, Natasa Torbica, Selected as Delegate for UNHCR Refugee Congress
JFS is proud to announce that Milwaukee Area Refugee Consortium Coordinator
(MARC), Natasa Torbica, has been chosen to represent resettled refugees
across the state of Wisconsin for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Congress (UNHCR). As her first order of business, Natasa will attend the convening of the Refugee Congress in Washington, D.C. in November. Congratulations, Natasa! Learn more in Natasa’s press release.
Donate Your Used Car to JFS!
JFS and Charitable Auto Resources, Inc. (CARS) have partnered together to allow individuals to donate their used cars, motorcylces, boats, trucks, vans and RVs to benefit Jewish Family Services! Find out more on how to donate your used car.