Archive for the ‘People With Disabilities’ Category

Friend 2 Friend Friday: The meaning of friendship.

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jbbbs
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March 17th, 2017

Friend 2 Friend caseworker, Laurie Caplan, recently shared a d’var Torah with her colleagues. Jewish or not, JBBBS staff found meaning in her reflection on friendship, so we couldn’t wait to share! Jewish literature and thought offer many insights into the nature of friendship, the rewards it offers, and the efforts one should make to

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Helen!

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jbbbs
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December 15th, 2016

Did you know that one of our very best volunteer recruitment strategies involves the good people we already know? That’s right, you: our alums, current volunteers and participants. You are our very best spokespeople! Not only do you know our programs so well, but also you understand firsthand how special they are! So we hope you’ll help

My Little Story: She always asks about Candy.

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jbbbs
on
August 5th, 2016

Did you catch the last installment in our ongoing “My Little Story” series? No? Read this first. And then meet Cookie! She’s Deirdre’s one-time match in Friend 2 Friend. And she had this to say about the impact of that match and continued long-distance friendship with Deirdre. *** I talked to Deidre last night. I

My Little Story: Our friendship inspired me.

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jbbbs
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July 22nd, 2016

We call it “My Little Story,” but there’s nothing “little” about it. Friendship is big – and it’s a big deal. Plus, for many of our matches, it’s long-lasting.  Take Deirdre and Cookie, for example.  In this edition of “My Little Story,” alumni Friend 2 Friend volunteer, Deirdre, dishes about her match to Cookie.  ***