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Community Service News and Notes

SCHOOL SUPPLIES ARE NEEDED

Click here to view and print flyer. The summer is here, and the children of our community services are not thinking about school supplies, but, as we all know, the days fly by and the stores gear …

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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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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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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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YEAR-END SWIM-IN LUNCHEON

On Sunday, May 21st, 70 swimmers, volunteers and family members joined together at The Graycliff in Moonachie to celebrate the completion of the 41st year of The MS Swim-In program.  Swim-In is a …

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ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR ON CONEY ISLAND DAY AT ROCKLEIGH

The residents of the Jewish Home at Rockleigh had a wonderful time at the annual “Coney Island Day on Monday, May22 .” Ten NCJW volunteers ran the Carnival Games and helped the residents enjoy …

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NCJW MEMBERS VOLUNTEERING AT HIPPY (HOME INSTRUCTION FOR PARENTS OF PRESCHOOL YOUNGSTERS)

What a wonderful way to encourage family strengthening activities. HIPPY Lil Readers took their monthly workshop on the road and visited the Englewood Public Library!!  Parents received very valuable resource information on how …

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PROJECT S.A.R.A.H. ELEVENTH ANNUAL BREAKFAST

Together with several hundred men and women supporters, five BCS members attended this moving and inspirational annual event on Sunday morning April 30 at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck.  A sumptuous breakfast was …

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HIPPY KIDS MEET THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

At a recent workshop, a wonderful puppet show, “The Three Little Pigs”, elicited peals of laughter from HIPPY participants (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters).   The scary wolf and the …

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CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION SAVOR.2017 GALA

NCJW BCS board members, standing L to R Elaine Pollack, Ruth Seitelman and Ann Levenstein, seated L to R Gladys Laden and Marcia Levy, attended the Center for Food Action Gala at …

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BERGEN FAMILY CENTER HIPPY MOM & DAUGHTER GO TO WASHINGTON

We are so inspired!! HIPPY mom Zakiyyah Jacobson, with 5 year old daughter Azariah, speaking at the Capitol on the importance of Home Visiting and our HIPPY program (Home Instruction …

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BFC THANKS NCJW BCS MEMBERS

Bergen Family Center held a Volunteer Appreciation Event on Wednesday, April  5th, at the Englewood Field Club.  The dinner was attended by NCJW BCS members who are presently participating in …

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A MUSICAL EVENING WITH THE HIPPY KIDS

At a recent workshop for children at HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) there was music in the air. After a picture book introduction to musical instruments, the children made their own …

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HELP THE CENTER FOR HOPE & SAFETY MIX THINGS UP

Every kitchen can use a little help, especially new supplies at the Center for Hope and Safety. They prepare meals for 15 to 25 people every night. Here is a …

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NCJW Volunteers Spread Their “Love” at Jewish Home at Rockleigh Sweetheart Social

NCJW Bergen County Section volunteers and residents at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh had a fulfilling experience at NCJW’s “Sweetheart  Social” held on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  Council women served delicious strawberry shortcake and …

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KILBARCHAN KIDS ENJOYED SUPERBOWL PARTY

The kids at YCS Kilbarchan thank NCJW Bergen County Section for throwing a great Super Bowl Party.   A great time was had by all.   The food and the decorations …

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MAKING MEALS TOGETHER – a coordinated project with NCJW and The Center for Hope and Safety

Once again, volunteers from NCJW BCS met in the kitchen at the Center for Hope and Safety. They prepared and dined with the women and children in the shelter. As …

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EXPANDING HORIZONS FOR HIPPY KIDS

Our HIPPY kids expand their horizons with a trip to the Liberty Science Center.  NCJW BCS is proud to sponsor this enrichment program.  Our thanks go to Rachele Ventrone, HIPPY …

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SnackPacking January 17, 2017

National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section women broke their previous record by preparing 500 snackpacks for the Center for Food Action distribution to local school kids.  With our usual efficiency and …

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NCJW ANNUAL HANUKKAH LUNCHEON AT ROCKLEIGH

Thursday, December 22nd was a very special day for NCJW Bergen County Section. We held our annual Hanukkah luncheon for the residents at the Jewish Home at Rockleigh. The dining …

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SNACK PACKS FOR CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

We are going to make the weekends happier for some kids! Join us at our January 17, 2017 general meeting when we will prepare 500 child-friendly healthy goody bags to …

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