Outreach & Community Programming

Programs & Services at Senior Living Communities

JFS volunteers invite older adults living in more than 12 senior communities to attend Shabbat services at their communities on a monthly basis. JFS also facilitates a variety of holiday and outreach activities at senior communities. To learn when is the next service, visit our calendar.

Holiday Outreach

JFS coordinates several Holiday and Shabbat outreach efforts to provide families and individuals in need the experience and opportunity of Jewish traditions when they may not be able to take part in the greater community. Whether they are home bound, isolated or have a financial need, JFS is here to provide the Jewish connection. Among these are catered Kosher-style Shabbat and holiday meals, a Chanukah Gift Drive, Passover bags and more.

Community Events and Programs

Our workshops and programs cater to populations of all ages and stages of life. Along with topics relating to parenting, mental health and well-being, and older adults issues, we organize and coordinate programs relating to the entire community on social action, volunteerism and more. To learn about our upcoming programs, please visit our calendar.

Good Deeds Day

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Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. In 2018, Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services marked its 4th year coordinating and leading this day with over 460 volunteers in 20 community projects. Learn more here.



Sharsheret leads the national Jewish response to breast cancer and ovarian cancer by working with local community partners, to create and enhance culturally-relevant local breast cancer programs, support services, resources, and events. Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Services became a Shrarsheret partner in June 2016.

Learn more about JFS  and Sharsheret’s relationship here.

Learn more about Sharsheret here.