Monthly news & updates
December 2020
We are surrounded by generosity in this Mercer Community and want to thank all who have made special contributions in honor of the holidays.
Ben Goodfriend's Bar Mitzvah Thanksgiving Food Drive collected well over $2,000, purchasing 30 full Thanksgiving dinner fixings and gift cards for each recipient to purchase a fresh turkey.
The bags were delivered to families at Every Child Valued (Lawrenceville, NJ)
Holiday Food Drive! Ralph Lauren (Palmer Square) is hosting a food drive to support the JFCS pantries. Now through Dec 31, drop off items in store or make a contribution through our Amazon Wishlist
L.I.G.H.T.S Program
Now through December 8th, donate a gift cards to benefit those we serve. Your gifts empower parents holiday gifts for their children.

Know Your Giving Options
In recent years, changes to tax law have impacted individual giving and caused some confusion for donors as to how to make the most significant impact with their valued contributions.
Our partners at Lear & Pannepacker LLP spoke with us to help clarify the changes in tax law and alternative giving options. See more here.
Make an End of Year Gift Today
Your unrestricted gifts allow us to maintain all our programs which continue to be in high demand as a result of the pandemic - the on-site and mobile food pantry to feed those who are struggling financially, a spectrum of senior services to support older adults feeling isolated, and mental health counseling when so many of us are feeling the emotional toll of these challenging times.

Learn More About Food Services.
Learn More About Counseling Services.
Learn More About Senior Services.