JFS News

Unite to Support Our East Side Communities

Updated: May 26, 2022 Thank you for your interest in supporting the East Side Community following the tragedy that occurred on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The event concluded with ten deaths and three non-lethal injuries. While the event itself took just minutes, the...

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Uniting for Ukraine Sponsorship Program

On Monday, April 25, 2022, the U.S. federal government launched Uniting for Ukraine sponsorship initiative to allow U.S. residents to sponsor Ukrainian evacuees. The initiative grants Temporary Protective Status (TPS) to Ukrainians and will enable up to 100,000...

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Ukraine: JFS CEO Letter to Supporters & Friends

To all our supporters and friends, Like you, we have been watching with great concern the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Because of so many inquiries, I wanted to take a moment to answer a few common questions. Will Ukrainian Refugees Come to Buffalo? We know that...

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Statement on Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

Like so many in the United States and around the world, we are monitoring the unfolding situation and devastating events that have thrust Ukraine into crisis. Ukraine is rich in history, culture, and aspirations for all its people; including the approximate 200,000...

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STATEMENT CONCERNING MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS OF FEBRUARY 9

February 10, 2022 Jewish Family Services of Western New York would like to express our sincere concern following the events that took place at McKinley High School in Buffalo during yesterday’s late afternoon hours. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families,...

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