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Day of Hope Event at CBS Radford Studios Raises $200K to Support Jewish Family Services

Photo credit: River Jordan & Christin Rose
Photo credit: River Jordan & Christin Rose
On Sunday, March 23, CBS presented A Day of Hope, a benefit for programs for children and families in crisis.

The successful event on New York St. at CBS Radford Studios in Studio City, featuring a live musical performance by Josh Groban, raised nearly $200,000 to support Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles's programs for children and famiilies.

A Day of Hope was a day of family fun – and a day of giving back, combining food trucks and entertainment with meaningful and fun community service activities.  Event attendees packed backpacks for Tools for School, participated in a book drive, and made stuffed animals for children in shelters.  All proceeds benefited the 100,000 men, women, and children in crisis who turn to JFS for help each year.

[Photo, L to R: Shana Passman (JFS Board Member, Event Chair), Terry Friedman (JFS Board President), Nina Tassler (Chairman, CBS Entertainment and Event Chair), David Stapf (President, CBS Television Studios, Event Chair), Josh Groban (Singer/Songwriter and Reprise/WEA Recording Artist), Paul S. Castro (JFS Chief Executive Officer), Debby Barak (Executive Vice President, Business Operations, CBS Network Television Entertainment Group, JFS Board Member, Event Chair), Susie Forer-Dehrey (JFS Chief Operating Officer) and Tami Stapf (JFS Board Member, Event Chair)]

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