Purim starts on the evening of March 23, and Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson offer cards to mark it. Proceeds benefit JFS’ core services including mental health (individual, family, and group counseling); senior care management and support, Holocaust survivor programs and services, emergency preparedness and management, and Kosher Meals-on-Wheels; and aid and advocacy (emergency financial assistance, food pantry, and referral services).
A package of 10 costs $36. To order, call (201) 837-9090, or email Jaymiek@jfsbergen.org. They are available for purchase at Ma’adan, Carly’s Craze, and Best Glatt.
Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting Jewish women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer, offers Purim cards, redesigned this year. A package of 12 costs $36, with an additional $3 per order charged for shipping and handling. They also can be picked up in Teaneck at Sharsheret’s office, 1086 Teaneck Road, Suite 2G. Call (866) 474-2774 or go to www.sharsheret.org/purimcards.php.
Jewish Family Service of North Jersey has Purim cards; proceeds will support JFSNJ’s professional services to strengthen family life and enhance the welfare of the North Jersey community. A packet of 10 cards costs $18. To order, call JFSNJ at (973) 595-0111 or (201) 796-5151. Cards are available at JFSNJ’s Wayne and Fair Lawn offices and at the Image Gallery 1160 Hamburg Turnpike in Wayne.