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Wednesday 12/07/2016
Temple Chai peanut butter and Fluff mitzvah project
Posted: December 07, 2016

Temple Chai will hold its annual Peanut Butter and Fluff Mitzvah Project 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, at the synagogue, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. There will also be a Havdalah ceremony.

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Wednesday 11/23/2016
JFCS hosts ‘It’s a Wrap’
Posted: November 23, 2016

Jewish Family & Children’s Service welcomes donations for its “It’s a Wrap” program that offers sponsorships for families in need for either Hanukkah or Christmas.

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Restaurant’s desserts raise funds for foster children
Posted: November 23, 2016

Restaurant owner Jeff Flancer recently donated $3,900 to Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) in a sweet way.

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Chandler seeks volunteer tax preparers
Posted: November 23, 2016

The City of Chandler’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) campaign, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, seeks volunteer tax preparers. The EITC campaign offers free tax return preparation to households with an annual income of $54,000 or less. Tax professionals can earn continuing education credits. No experience is required. The city will conduct free training sessions in January. To volunteer, visit chandleraz.gov/vita.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
A special delivery from mom of twins
Posted: August 03, 2016

After Ivy and Larry Lesser’s twins were born, the babies – Calyn and Charlie – spent some time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Honor Health in Scottsdale. Today the twins are 17 months old and Ivy Lesser has started a project she calls Budding Baskets, where she donates baby clothes to the NICU departments at multiple hospitals across the Valley.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Operation Homefront runs Back-to-School Brigade
Posted: July 27, 2016

Operation Homefront, which helps provide support to military families, is partnering with Dollar Tree stores for Back-to-School Brigade, which provides military families with school supplies. School supplies can be purchased and placed in collection boxes at Dollar Tree stores through Aug. 11.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
VOSJCC preschool parents help teacher battling West Nile virus
Posted: June 29, 2016

Families at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center’s preschool are working to help one of the school’s teachers who recently has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
New time for Shalom Center parent support group
Posted: June 22, 2016

“Baby and Me Time,” a drop-in support group for parents of babies ages 6 weeks to 12 months hosted by the Shalom Center of Temple Chai, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the house at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. New parents are invited to share the experiences and responsibilities of parenthood. Babies are welcome. Call 602-971-1234.

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