Jewish Social Service Agency

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Jewish Social Service Agency (jssa.org) is a health and social wellness organization that provides expert care to neighbors across the region. For more than a century, JSSA has helped people age independently in their homes, supported children in taking confident steps forward, helped young adults with disabilities find jobs, and guided neighbors through a broad range of life’s consequential moments.

Headquartered: Rockville

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

• $50 provides escorted transportation for a frail senior to a doctor’s appointment.
• $100 provides an initial career assessment for an adult with disabilities as they begin their job search.
• $250 provides 10 hours of home care to a Holocaust survivor struggling to remain independent in their home.

Volunteer opportunities:

• Ongoing: Serve as a friendly visitor, personal shopper or technology tutor for seniors.
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• Internships