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Published by: Richard Miles on Jun 18, 2009
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During a Federation staff tour, Human Resources Generalist Adrienne Beard was listening to the Executive Director at the

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center speak about saying goodbye to a loved

one. Overwhelmed by sadness that she wasn’t right then at her dying mother’s bedside, Adrienne couldn’t stay in the room.

The Center’s Rabbi followed her out.

They talked about her feelings.

She said she wanted her mom’s

suffering to end but she knew that “He had the kindest eyes,” she peace for me and my family.”

would mean letting her go forever. said, “and he told me he’d pray for

Adrienne knows how others benefit from Federation-supported agencies like the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center, but she never expected to be a recipient herself. “Grief extends beyond culture or race, and I will never forget his kindness and compassion.”

This is our community. These programs we support. This is Federation.

are our values. These are the

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