Jeff Barin and Wendy Fox family will be honored with Friends of the Family Award for decades of service to JFCS
Many years ago, when Jeff Barin’s and Wendy Fox’s children were attending Hebrew school, they noticed how they were a couple of the many “portico parents” who waited in lin[...]
JFCS provides immediate support and works to serve clients' long-term needs through 30-plus programs and services
For so many individuals and families who now find themselves living paycheck to paycheck because of the higher cost of basic needs, including food and rent, one unexpected event [...]
Harry Lerner, owner of Lerner Publishing Group (center), pictured with his son, Adam Lerner, CEO of Lerner, and his daughter, Mia Posada, Illustrator at the company.
The Harry Lerner family, lead sponsor of JFCS’ PJ Library program for 13 years, will receive agency’s Friends of the Fami[...]
JFCS’ 33rd Annual Benefit Fund-a-Need will raise money for programs that provide support for mental health and emotional well-being
As we approach the two-year mark of living with an evolving pandemic, we continue to struggle with what the future holds. The release of vaccines in the sprin[...]
Though he has lived in New York and/or Los Angeles for many years, as many comedians do, Pete Lee has plenty of ties to the upper Midwest, and even Minneapolis.
Pete, the featured performer at JFCS’ 33rd Annual Benefit, grew up in Janesville, Wisconsin, and actually went to the University of M[...]
Melanie Barry, along with her children, Michael and Etta, Ronald and Shari, and Leslie and Jerad and their families, will be presented with the Friends of the Family Award
At its Annual Benefit each year, JFCS presents the Friends of the Family Award to a family that has shown exemplary serv[...]
Be sure to catch Steven’s virtual performance at JFCS’ 32nd Annual Benefit
Steven Scott has had a knack for impersonations from a very young age, doing impressions of kids in his class, teachers and even family members. In an interview with JFCS, he recalled the time that his father – [...]
Dawn and Danny Zouber, along with Dawn’s mother, Carole Davidson, to be honored with JFCS Friends of the Family Award at 32nd Annual Benefit
For Dawn and Danny Zouber, supporting and volunteering with Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis has always been a family endeavor e[...]
Fisch will perform at the 31st JFCS Annual Benefit on Dec. 7
Some stand-up comedians know they want to be on stage telling jokes from a very young age, but for Jon Fisch, the idea of doing stand-up as a career didn’t occur to him until after he graduated college.
He grew up in Boston and remember[...]
Nancy and Kevin Rhein will be presented with the Friends of the Family Award at JFCS’ 31st Annual Benefit
Shortly after Nancy and Kevin Rhein first settled with their three children in Minnetonka in 1994, after five cross-country corporate moves, Nancy was looking for volunteer opportunit[...]