On the surface, our mission – Guided by Jewish traditions, Jewish Family Services of Greater Dayton provides individuals and families within the Miami Valley with the tools and services to lead a happy and healthy life – emphasizes who we serve, individuals and families in the Miami Valley.
Die-hard baseball fans are, among other things, dedicated, loyal and passionate. They will do anything to support their team. Our volunteers are a lot like this, including one of our biggest fans, Audrey Tuck.
The importance of volunteering and giving back is taught from the very beginning. Bringing in tzedakah is just one of the ways that the children learn about how they can do charitable or kind things for others.
In the world of JCCs, volunteers are vital. Without the “strong heart” of our volunteers, the body of our organization simply would not function.
Each year, the Holocaust Education Committee, chaired by Renate Frydman, meets to discuss Holocaust education matters for the greater Miami Valley.
On a beautiful day in February 2017, I found myself standing alongside 40 Partnership2Gether (P2G) staff and volunteers in a vacant lot across from the Mediterranean Sea.