From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: December 2018

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper “The spiral is humanity’s oldest symbol, representing eternal change and reminding us that life is not a straight line. It symbolizes new beginnings, renewal and hope for the future.” Boy oh boy, do I wish I could take credit for that statement, but the best I can do is put it in quotation mar[...]

Tips for parents to help regulate children’s emotions during the holidays

By Natalie Oleson • JFCS Psychotherapist The holiday season can be a stressful time for families. Parents are extra busy with holiday parties, shopping and preparing. Kids can struggle with change in routine, as well as the increased sugar intake! All of these things can make even the[...]

Introducing new NextGen Coordinator David Lauer

David Lauer is JFCS’ new Development NextGen Coordinator. NextGen engages community members ages 21–36 through social events, volunteer and leadership opportunities, and a giving circle. Its mission is to provide opportunities for young adults to develop leadership skills and deepen connections[...]