Gift program makes holidays brighter for people of all ages
With needs at an all-time high, and the extra challenge of operating while needing to follow COVID safety protocols, JFCS’ Hag Sameach program achieved what is arguably its most successful year yet in 2020!
More than 1,040 indi[...]
By Leah Persky, PhD & Certified Family Life Educator • Family Life Education Manager
This year has been one of the hardest times in recent memory for millions of Americans and people across the globe. The challenges we have faced and will continue to face in the months ahead are almo[...]
JFCS will be responsive to community needs as we move into 2021
We’ve turned the corner in many respects. 2020 is coming to an end, and a new year is just days away. Each of us in our own way is looking forward to a fresh start and a healthier year for ourselves and our communities. We’v[...]
With food insecurity at record-high levels in the Twin Cities, JFCS has added to its food security services by fighting hunger in new ways this fall. These efforts include securing food donations, emergency food box deliveries, outreach to local food shelves and legislative advocacy plans. &n[...]
Our featured volunteer this month is Thryn Hare, who volunteers with the J-Pride Program. Read more about J-Pride here and visit the program's Facebook page here!
What’s your current volunteer role at JFCS? And in what ways have you volunteered with JFCS in the past?
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J-Pride Presents: A Zoom Concert and Open Mic on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m. An afternoon of Jewish folk music by local performers, followed by an open mic. Tune in and listen, or come prepared to share a song of your own! A transcript will be available and we are working to secure ASL interpretatio[...]