By Leah Persky • Family Life Education Manager
On Nov. 13 World Kindness Day is celebrated around the world. Kindness can be practiced year-round; we can all do our part to make someone else’s day, or use this as an excuse to be kind to ourselves!
While you probably have lots of id[...]
JFCS provides opportunities for clients, volunteers and donors to all feel thankful
There is much for which to feel grateful. If you’re a sports fan, you can smile thinking back on the great season our hometown Twins provided this year, or you can feel great satisfaction for the season our Min[...]
Meet Miles – a 7-year-old participant in the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program, who is waiting for his perfect mentoring match. Maybe it could be you! Miles lives in Woodbury with his mom, older brother, and twin sister. He is in second grade at Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School and his fami[...]
By Annette Sandler • JFCS Aging Services Director
Do you help your mom grocery shop? Do you help balance your dad’s checkbook? Then you are a family caregiver.
A caregiver is an adult who provides unpaid care for the
physical and emotional needs of a family member or friend who is [...]
JFCS' Advocacy Committee works to raise awareness, further change, and/or advocate funding for mission-related issues that JFCS programs and services address. Food security is one of the committee's focus areas. In light of recent cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), JFCS C[...]
Rotary presented award to JFCS on Oct. 29
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) is excited to announce that it has been selected as Golden Valley Rotary Club’s 2019 Business of the Year! October is "Economic and Community Development Month" for the Rotary International c[...]