Anya was only three when her family emigrated from the former Soviet Union. Forced to flee from the Nagorno-Karabakh War, her family was able to find sponsorship through the Greensboro […]
Month: December 2019
From an early age, David’s father struggled with an addiction that eventually took his life. His single mother did what she could to raise three children on her own but […]
When it came to college tuition, Spencer Weiser knew his family would have a shortfall. His father, a management consultant, lost his job during the recession. Family medical bills had […]
Joshua worked hard to earn a 3.5 GPA in high school. He had good SAT scores and participated in extracurricular activities. Yet, when he started talking about college, he realized […]
Shaayna was accepted into college right as the 2007 financial crisis began. Her parents, both independent business owners, suddenly couldn’t make ends meet and didn’t have enough saved. Even with […]
On March 2nd, 2019, Network JCFR, Jewish Family Services and JELF held a joint Happy Hour to connect young professionals to these great services and teach them more about what […]
At the 2019 Annual Meeting, JELF named the new board and presented the Koonin and Garber Awards for service.