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JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE TO SERVE LUNCH IN DHS

Posted on December 3, 2022

Posted by the outstanding, award-winning journalist Cindy Uken of The Uken Report, Dec 3, 2022  Health, News, Valley Life

Jewish Family Service to Serve Lunch in DHS

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE TO LAUNCH NEW LET’S DO LUNCH! PROGRAM AT DESERT HOT SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER

PALM SPRINGS — In another program to help bring socialization and education to Coachella Valley seniors, Jewish Family Service of the Desert announced the launch of a new location of the ever-popular Let’s Do Lunch! program at the Desert Hot Springs Senior Center beginning Dec. 13 and ongoing on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Let’s Do Lunch! program to the Desert Hot Springs Senior Center and grateful for the opportunity to partner with Jewish Family Service of the Desert. This unique approach to senior engagement has a proven formula that I know will be embraced by our members,” Wes Winter, executive director, Mizell Center and Desert Hot Springs Senior Center, said in a prepared statement.

“JFS is very excited to have the opportunity to partner with Desert Hot Springs Senior Center in bringing the social activity program Let’s Do Lunch! to residents of DHS and Sky Valley,” said JFS Director of Community Outreach Julie Hirsh.

For more information on how you can be a part of this unique social activity program with educational lectures, games, art, exercise and live entertainment call Julie Hirsh at 760-325-4088 ext. 103. To support, donate or volunteer for JFS, visit www.JFSDesert.org or call us at 760-325-4088.

About Jewish Family Service

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, JFS is a non-sectarian agency founded on the Jewish principle of “Healing the World” (Tikkun Olam), serving and embracing the entire community. JFS currently offers support through mental health counseling, augmented case management that includes emergency financial assistance for necessities such as overdue rent and utilities, well-check phone calls and socialization programming for isolated seniors, and special programming for cherished, local Holocaust survivors.

In 2021, JFS offered nearly 16,000 services to nearly 3000 Valley residents. If it touches the heart of the Valley, it touches the heart of JFS! Become part of the JFS family by volunteering or donating.

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