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Local Safety Net Services

Local Safety Net Services

This giving center is focused on serving our community's most vulnerable populations. The Sarah & Max Pechter Center for Local Safety Net Services includes urgent and emergency needs such as food, shelter, medicine, direct financial assistance, services for those with special needs, transportation for the frail elderly, assistance for Holocaust survivors and counseling for those in crisis.

Bea's Story
84 years old lives in Boca Raton

and no longer drives.

Last March, Bea had to face the fact that she didn’t feel safe driving anymore, so she took herself off the road and gave up her car.

“It was very difficult because I don’t have family here to rely on,” she explains. “My children live out of state and I wasn’t sure how I’d get around until I found out about the transportation services through the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. When I need to go on a doctor’s appointment, to the grocery store or anywhere important, they arrange a ride for me and other seniors in our area.” Bea says the driver picks her up at her doorstep, and brings her back. He helps her in and out of the van and makes sure she feels safe. The service helps her live independently and she says it’s a big comfort for her children to know their mother has reliable transportation by people who they can trust.

“I want to say THANK YOU to all of the donors who contribute. Thank you for caring!” says Bea.

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Adolph & Rose Levis Alzheimer & Adult Day Care
Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center
   Camp Kavod

Director of Community Special Needs
Donna Klein Jewish Academy – Sun Center (Yad b’Yad)
Federation Transportation Services
Harry & Jeanette Weinberg House
Hillel Day School – ETGAR Program
Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC)
Kosher Konnection
Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service
  - Counseling to Individuals/Families in Crisis
  - Direct Financial Assistance to Families/Individuals
  - Family Assistance Center
  - Forster Family Kosher Food Pantry
  - Helping Elders Age in Place
  - Holocaust Survivors Assistance
  - Volunteer Resource Center
Shirley H. Gould House

Last year, support from our Federation helped:

low-income residents received food packages every two weeks.
local seniors, with physical and cognitive challenges, attend adult day care.
children with special needs have the summer camp experience of a lifetime.

... and so many others through the Sarah & Max Pechter Center for Local Safety Net Services.

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