End-of-year giving: A huge THANK YOU

By Dana Rubin • Development Director   On behalf of over 13,000 clients, our staff and the community, THANK YOU for continuing to support JFCS. The end of 2018 was exciting and humbling for our fundraising efforts at JFCS. We hosted our most successful Annual Benefit, raising over $625,[...]

Ryan Hamilton: Hilarious observations + ‘1950s look’ = comedy gold

Like many standup comedians, Ryan Hamilton makes his home in New York City. But having grown up very far away – both literally and symbolically – in a small town in Idaho, gives his persona a bit of a fish-out-of-water element. And with a large toothy grin, he likes to joke that his face makes [...]

Badower Family to be honored with Friends of the Family Award

Mike Badower is a longtime supporter and volunteer of JFCS for several reasons, but one of the prominent reasons is that it simply runs in his family. When he was growing up, his mother was president of the Jewish Family and Children’s Service in Des Moines – the same agency that resettled Mike[...]