Cooked with Chesed Meal Delivery

The Cooked with Chesed (love/kindness) program started the week of June 14. Clients who are having a difficult time preparing meals due to age, disability, recovery from surgery, etc. can receive 5 vegetarian meals (no dairy) every two weeks.  The Kitchen ...

Introducing Our New Chef

We're excited to introduce Garry Mallel, our new Chef at The Kitchen! He's busy preparing food for our Cooked with Chesed (which means love/kindness) program. We tasted it, it was yummy and is very much wholesome comfort food. Garry comes ...

Connecting Clients With Farm Fresh Food

We're excited to introduce a new partnership with a local food program that is available for JFS clients AND the broader community. This is a pilot program that we hope to make a permanent part of our food programs. Farm-to-Plate is ...
Van

New JFS Van Hits The Road

The new van has been fully outfitted with a lift and shelving that can be easily changed to adapt to different programs, currently serving 300 clients on average every week. We can now streamline our processes and get food to our clients ...
JFS Food Security Branding Committee

Meet the JFS Food Security Branding Committee

The JFS Food Security Branding and Launch Subcommittee is planning for the Food Hub brand and grand opening scheduled this spring. Together, the committee offers a breadth and depth of experience in branding, marketing and event management. Alvin Wasserman (Chair) is ...
Updated Storefront

We have a building. Lease signed.

Our Food Security program, including our Jewish Food Bank and meal deliveries, will be moving to a new and permanent location at 54 E 3rd Avenue, Vancouver. This initiative, years in the making, became a clear priority after the Food ...