Provided/Melissa Rosenblum of The Law Offices of Melissa Rosenblum, LLC, presents a $5,000 check to Beth Joseph, senior director of Communications and Donor Relations for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties.

MARGATE – Criminal defense attorney and Jewish Family Service board Vice-president Melissa Rosenblum has increased her financial support for the agency to $5,000 for the next two years. Rosenbaum is chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, which works in conjunction with the agency’s Anti-Racism Committee.

Rosenblum’s support embodies JFS’ mission and core values and through her generous multi-year agency pledge, JFS will continue to be able to offer programs and services needed by people in the region. As a JFS Leader Donor, Rosenblum’s contributions will benefit the food pantry, counseling, older adult programs, supportive housing, vocational services, and more.

“At JFS, we are grateful for Melissa’s philanthropic commitment and volunteer efforts helping those in need as she proudly gives back to the community where she lives and works,” JFS CEO Andrea Steinberg said in a release.

With more than 25 years of legal expertise, and the founder of her own firm, Law Offices of Melissa Rosenblum, LLC, her dedication and focus encompasses children’s issues, women’s rights, and criminal law. Not only is she one of 25-plus women who are certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Rosenbaum is also president-elect of the Atlantic County Bar Association; secretary of the Camp To Belong River Valley, a non-profit focused on reuniting siblings who have been separated while in foster care; and an executive board member of the Vincent S. Haneman Inn of Court. She also serves as a sponsor of the annual Women’s Forum, which raises funds for local organizations.

“I am proud and honored to be able to support JFS’ mission and goals, and look forward to our continued partnership,” Rosenbaum said. “JFS has been instrumental in ensuring food, housing and mental health care to those in need in our community. Also, the agency’s commitment to Justice Involved Services (JIS) has been essential to helping individuals address treatment and care.”

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.