Posts Tagged ‘KJFS’

225,263 Diapers Arrive at KJFS to Assist Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Several months ago, Portland, ME welcomed over 400 asylum-seekers from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that came to the city from the southwestern border. As the city mobilized to help find them temporary/permanent housing, the JCA and Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services started a fundraising effort to bring an entire TRACTOR-TRAILER truckload of diapers…

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100 Women Who Care

KJFS receives award from Southern Maine Giving Group Feb. 5th, 2019 Last night at their Annual Auction & Meeting, Southern Maine group 100 Women Who Care voted to award Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services approx. $13,000! The group of 100+ women (actually closer to 250 women at this point) meets four times per year, and members…

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Adding Up Impact

Adding Up Impact of Non-profits We are so thrilled to be featured by Maine Association of Nonprofits as a “Story of Impact” in their Adding Up Impact Annual Report. The stories, which highlight the ways in which Non-profits contribute to a strong and healthy economy in Maine, were released on January 17th as part of MANP’s “Nonprofit…

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Hanukkah Lights 2018

Last year, Michael Klahr Jewish Family Services reached over 140 children through our Hanukkah Lights program. This year, we set a more ambitious goal of providing 150 local children with warm winter gear and gifts. The JCA is delighted to announce that we reached our goal, and were able to provide for 151 children across 46…

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