‘As the time went on, we became friends’

JFCS senior outreach visitor volunteer Ester cherishes memories from her time with Elisabeth   After a 43-year career teaching high school, Ester decided she wanted to do “something useful” in retirement, so she called JFCS and asked to see what volunteer opportunities were available. S[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: June 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper Pay attention to the less observed side of summer   It’s finally beginning to genuinely feel like summer around here. When I drive to work in the morning, I’m dodging kids on bicycles instead of orange school buses. The chatter around the water cooler is baseball, instead of teeth-chatt[...]

Introducing Give2019’s corporate sponsor, RSM US LLP

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis is Here for All. Always. In support of this, we are seeking opportunities to engage with the broader community by providing unique corporate giving opportunities. JFCS is currently introducing a model of giving choices for companies that share ou[...]

PJ Library: Keep your kids’ nutrition on track this summer

Registered Dietician Andrea Potashnick will lead educational and fun evening for moms on diet/nutrition on June 13   By Carrie Fink • PJ Library Coordinator   As summer break begins, with longer days, more social gatherings, and lots of time outside, you may find your child[...]

Allie and Mark Divine establish endowment fund to support JFCS NextGen

NextGen Couple supports NextGen's mission to get young adults involved with volunteering and service   Allie and Mark Divine recently created an endowment fund at JFCS to support its NextGen program. The two have been involved with the program for many years and Allie is the former NextGen Board pr[...]