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Meet Our Donors

JF&CS is grateful for the support provided by donors who have made planned gifts that enable us to continue assisting individuals and families. These donors have demonstrated their commitment to the future of JF&CS through their generosity and the creation of meaningful legacies. Here are some of their stories.

Jackie BechekEverybody Could Use a JF&CS

"People shouldn’t be so shocked to hear about making a bequest,” says Jackie Bechek. “When you’re nearly 60, it’s not a big deal to have a will. You need to be realistic and you need to have things in place for the future." Learn more »

Robert and Shari Cashman Looking Toward the Future with Their Planned Gift

"I really love seeing the difference you can make when you get involved,” shared Robert Cashman. Learn more »

Making Jewish Healing Possible

Joyce Zakim and Marjie SokollThe Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller Center for Jewish Healing helps people feel a sense of connection when facing the challenges of illness, loss, or isolation. It’s a cause near and dear to Joyce Zakim, the Lenny Zakim Fund, and the entire Zakim family. Learn more »

Barbara Wasserman and Andrew Pearlstein It's Time to Leave an Impact Through Giving 

For Barbara Wasserman and Andrew Pearlstein, philanthropy felt like the missing link needed to complete their family. "We had a realization years ago that we had worked hard and raised our family, but the one thing we hadn't done enough of was give back," said Andrew. "We've really stepped up our involvement, commitment, and philanthropy the past six years." Learn more »

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