MITZVAH MOMENTS                                    

Grade 12 students of the Gray Academy of Jewish Education donated Peak of the Market produce to JCFS. The graduating class organized this initiative to support individuals and families served by JCFS. We thank all the Gray Academy families who supported this generous initiative. (November 2014)

In honour of her bat mitzvah Bailey Hurtig created these beautiful centrepieces. Because Bailey loves kids,she wanted to do something that they would enjoy. The baskets contain a variety of supplies that can be used at school and at home. Mazel tov to Bailey and her parents Lori and Jack Hurtig( July 2014)

Many hanks to the girls of the Chabad Bat Mitzvah Club who contributed

the basket of toiletries and groceries to JCFS as part of their Chesed project .Randee Pollock- JCFS Foster Care and Adoption Coordinator attended their ceremony and received the gift on our behalf. (June 2014)

In honour of his bar mitzvah Gilad Stitz created these wonderful centrepieces. The beautiful hampers contain a variety of food products that will be added to the JCFS emergency food pantry. Mazel tov to Gilad and his parents Mia Elfenbaum and Marshall Stitz. (October 2014)

Seth Broder donated a portion of his birthday gift money to Jewish Child and Family Service's Passover Assistance program. Thank you to Seth and his family. Happy birthday Seth on your eight birthday. ( April 2014) The Chochinov children shared their tzedakah money by making a donation to JCFS. Thank you to Leeam ,Aaron,Shaya and Shoshana. (Children of Monica and Dave Chochinov) February 2014

Alex Dashefsky (Left) AEPi Fraternity and volunteer B'nai Brith Midwest Region, presenting a $1,500 cheque to Al Benarroch (Right )Executive Director, Jewish Child and Family Service.
This brings the total that B'nai Brith Manitoba Lodge has donated to JCFS to $9,000 over the last 6 years.  The funds are to be used towards BB Camp camperships for some of our needy clients.

“Be the Change With your Change". Students from the grade six classes of Gray Academy of Jewish Education made a generous donation to JCFS. The funds will be used to support families for the purchase of school supplies.We are very appreciative of the support we received from the students and their teacher Sherry Wolfe.  JCFS Clinical Director Al Benarroch, is shown accepting the donation. (January 2013) Thank you to Kyle Yaffe for supporting JCFS with his generous donation of beautiful food hamper centrepieces. Mazel tov to Kyle and his family on the occasion of his bar mitzvah. ( October 2013)


On behalf of the one hundred and fifty 2009 Raber Family Reunion attendees Sharon Allentuck and Lorne Raber presented a generous donation to JCFS Executive Director- Emily Shane. This donation is greatly appreciated and will be used to support new immigrants to our community. Thank you very much to the Raber Family! (October 2013)



Aubrey Margolis owner of Danali presented the agency with a generous donation from his December sales.

Congregation Shir Tikvah made a contribution to support children in foster care. Emily Shane (left) received the donation from Sharon Bronstone ( right) and Hinda Ritter (middle.) December 2012
Thank you to Rachael and Serena Buchwald for their generous donation to JCFS in support of children who wish to participate in sports. Mazel tov to parents- Tracy Leipsic and Richard Buchwald on the occasion of  their daughters' B'nay Mitzvah. ( August 2013)
On the occasion of his bar mitzvah Adam Yusim donated his centerpieces to Jewish Child and Family Service. The centerpieces contained a variety of non perishable food items that will be used to stock the JCFS emergency food pantry. Adam is shown with Executive Director Emily Shane. Mazel tov to Adam and his parents Cindy and Robert Yusim on this milestone. (June 2013)
Thank you to Ryan Abells for his generous donation to Jewish Child and Family Service in celebration of his bar mitzvah this year.A portion of Ryan's gift will help support our ability to assist a child in  foster care with his bar mitzvah arrangements next year. Mazel tov to Ryan and his parents Gayla and Jerry. ( December 13, 2013)
On the occasion of their sxith birthday, twins Rachel and Yonathan Ben made a generous donation to Jewish Child and Family Service. We thank them for their support. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ( December 2013) On the occasion of his bar mitzvah Harry Cohen presented his centrepieces  to JCFS containing non-perishable food  items and an assortment of balls. Foster care Coordinator Randee Pollock is show on the left accepting this generous gift from Harry who is holding the pink and white ball. Harry was accompanied by his two buddies Brett Koffman and Bennett Garber.( November 2012) B'nai Brith Canada, Midwest Region made a generous donation to support our ability to send children to B'nai Brith Camp. Fred Standil, Member of the Board of B'nai Brith, presented the donation to Emily Shane. June 2013