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Community Service News and Notes

COME CELEBRATE HANUKKAH WITH RESIDENTS AT THE JEWISH HOME AT ROCKLEIGH

NCJW BCS’s Annual Holiday Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at noon at The Jewish Home at Rockleigh, 10 Link Drive in Rockleigh. The luncheon will include potato latkes and entertainment …

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2017 ANNUAL HOLIDAY GIFT PROGRAM

At holiday time the National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section collects small gifts and gift cards for the children and families served by our community services and coalition …

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HELP A WOMAN FEEL BEAUTIFUL

Do you wear makeup?  Lipstick?  Do some of the cosmetic counters where you shop have promotions and give-aways?  When the salesperson hands you a free gift, consider mentioning that, through National Council of Jewish …

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School is in session and that means HOMEWORK

NCJW BCS in collaboration with Bergen Family Center is looking for volunteers to work with children, ages 3-8 from the Englewood Public and Charter Schools. Whether you have extensive knowledge …

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HIPPY CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN WITH NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN

Pirates, princesses, robots, firemen and more arrived at a pre-Halloween party to mark the first NCJW BCS workshop  of the 2017-18 HIPPY season. HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) is a …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO SWIM-IN

NCJW BCS and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society co-sponsor Swim-In, a therapeutic water exercise program for people with MS. Founded by BCS over 40 years ago, Swim-In gives those with MS …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO BVMI

Happy smiles as Gladys Laden, NCJW BCS Board Member and Herb, her husband , NCJW member and BVMI volunteer, proudly present an NCJW BCS check to Amanda Missey, BVMI President & CEO.  Sue Kanrich, …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO WRIC

Ellie Lubin (fourth from left), NCJW BCS Board member presents an NCJW BCS check to a most appreciative Lil Corcoran (third from left), Executive Director of  Women’s Rights Information Center . They are joined by some …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO HIPPY

National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section members recently presented a $7500 check to Bergen Family Center in support of its Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY).  This program …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO BERGEN FAMILY CENTER SENIORS/SHINING LIGHTS

Shining Lights is a unique social day care program for visually impaired adults and other seniors. They had an additional treat at their monthly birthday celebration.  Mitch Schonfeld, Executive Director …

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NCJW BCS PRESENTS CHECK TO CFA

At the recent Center For Food Action Gala, Marcia Levy, board member of NCJW BCS and Center for Food Action, proudly presents a $10,000 check to a most appreciative Patricia Espy, CFAs …

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NEWS ABOUT BERGEN VOLUNTEER MEDICAL INITIATIVE

https://www.bvmi.org/ In late September NCJW members Sue Kanrich, Peggy Kabakow and Gladys Laden visited the new site location for BVMI (Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative) on Essex Street in Hackensack.  Amanda Missey, President/CEO, met with …

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NCJW BCS SETS THE TONE FOR A GOOD START FOR SCHOOL

Thanks to the generosity of our NCJW Bergen County Section Board members and others, countless numbers of Bergen County children will head off to school with their needed school supplies. …

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SERVICE WITH A SMILE AT THE FAMILY PROMISE WALK-IN CENTER ON JULY 25

NCJW BCS volunteers served 119 people at the  Family Promise Walk–In Dinner Program . Our volunteers prepared, cooked and served the food with a smile. Family Promise has been committed to feeding the hungry since …

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JEWISH STANDARD ARTICLE – NCJW PROVIDES FUNDING FOR TWO NEW CHILDREN’S FACILITIES

June 29, 2017, 11:30 am Click here or on images to read Jewish Standard article. Members of National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section attended dedication events on June 7, 2017 for two of their community services which are …

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HIPPY 2017 GRADUATION

The strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” accompanied the excited children of HIPPY’s 2017 graduation class. Several students demonstrated their newly-developed literacy skills while parents praised the beneficial effects that the program had …

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NCJW GOES TO CAMP FOR YCS CAMP VISITING DAY

On a perfect summer day, July 5th, six women representing NCJW BCS climbed on a van to go to Hardwick, NY, anticipating a wonderful day at camp. We were not …

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JEWISH HOME AT ROCKLEIGH VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION BARBECUE

On Tuesday, June 27th over 125 volunteers were honored for their dedication and their greatly-appreciated volunteer service at the Jewish Home assisted living facility in River Vale.  NCJW volunteers interact with the …

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