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From Leftovers to Lunch: Food Rescue at JFS

Every night, JFS volunteers rescue 200 pounds of food from 32 Starbucks stores to fight hunger in San Diego.

On The Go: Navigator Solves Problem Posed by the New York Times

Why aren't older adults using Lyft and Uber? Actually, they are! On The Go: Navigator makes ridesharing a reality.

JFS Guest Appearance on UNICEF USA Podcast: Defending Migrant Families

Kate Clark, Senior Director of Immigration, talks about representing asylum-seeking families impacted by MPP.

The New JFS Program That’s Changing How We Talk About Mental Health

Breaking Down Barriers talks about mental wellness with communities that are typically left out of the conversation.

Resources for Processing Mass Shootings and Hate Crimes

Helpful information on how to talk with kids about hate-motivated violence and take care of your own mental health.

How a Holocaust Survivor Found Her Voice

The Life Lessons Project is documenting the experiences and memories of 44 Holocaust Survivors living in San Diego.

Joann & Golan: How Strangers Became Best Friends at JFS

Despite being 50 years apart, Golan has brought warmth and adventure into Joann's life as she battles cancer.

A Day In the Life of a JFS Immigration Attorney

Our partner organization HIAS highlights the work of Luis Gonzalez as he protects the rights of asylum-seeking families.

Bill’s Story: “I Would Not Be Alive Without You”

A fixed income and the cost of living make it difficult for Bill to cover household expenses. That's where...

New Life for an Old Device: How Outdated iPods are Helping People With Alzheimer’s

Music & Memory is an in-home music therapy program that manages the challenging behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's.

JFS Teen Leaders Step Up When Adults Don’t Have the Answers

Shaina Eagle shares how her experience as a JFS Teen Leader has shaped her passion for creating social change.

SDSU Student Organizes Self-Defense Class for Refugee Women

Refugee women are at a high risk for hate crimes. One local student decided to give them the skills...

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