High Holiday Cards for the Community: Help to brighten someone’s day

Many JFCS clients and program participants are feeling extra isolated during the pandemic and could benefit from feeling more connected to others, especially around holidays. With the High Holidays right around the corner, we are looking for people to participate by writing a note and/or drawing a [...]

Change in JFCS operations in response to COVID-19

Responding to Governor Walz's press conference on Sunday related to COVID-19, Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis will suspend our regular business hours at our Golden Valley and Minneapolis offices beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice. Visits to the offices will be by[...]

How to Cope? Taking Care of our Mental Health during these Uncertain Times

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), some tips on staying mentally strong and calm By Leah Persky, PhD & CFLE  •  Family Life Education Manager As my kids walked into the house after school, I direct them to wash their hands with soap and water first thing. They [...]

Your Guide to Pride 2019

J-Pride is hosting numerous activities in June   It’s almost time for Twin Cities Pride this June and J-Pride is hosting numerous events throughout the month to celebrate! J-Pride is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) that engages Minnesota-based [...]

Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month is a unified effort among Jewish organizations worldwide to use common programs to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities, their families and those who love them. Established at JFCS in 2009, JDAIM is observed during Februar[...]

An Unexpected Gift Significantly Impacts the Lives of Others

By Dana Rubin • Development Director   In early December of 2016, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) received a call from a prospective donor. We were unfamiliar with his connection to JFCS, and in fact, he lived nearly 60 miles from the Twin Cities. He share[...]

JFCS serves ‘high tea’ to Deikel Transportation volunteers

What do you do for an amazing group of volunteers who show up every week to support our clients? You treat them to “high tea” to celebrate all they do!   That’s exactly what the JFCS Senior Services staff did on Nov. 2, to show their appreciation for our awesome Deikel Transportati[...]