Nov. 13 was World Kindness Day

By Leah Persky • Family Life Education ManagerOn Nov. 13 World Kindness Day is celebrated around the world. Kindness can be practiced year-round; we can all do our part to make someone else’s day, or use this as an excuse to be kind to ourselves! While you probably have lots of id[...]

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper: November 2019

From the Desk of CEO Judy Halper JFCS provides opportunities for clients, volunteers and donors to all feel thankfulThere is much for which to feel grateful. If you’re a sports fan, you can smile thinking back on the great season our hometown Twins provided this year, or you can feel great satisfaction for the season our Min[...]

Seeking mentor (MUST love sports!)

Meet Miles ­– a 7-year-old participant in the Jewish Youth Mentoring Program, who is waiting for his perfect mentoring match. Maybe it could be you! Miles lives in Woodbury with his mom, older brother, and twin sister. He is in second grade at Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School and his fami[...]

JFCS and PRISM’s leaders’ commentary on SNAP cuts published in Star Tribune

JFCS' Advocacy Committee works to raise awareness, further change, and/or advocate funding for mission-related issues that JFCS programs and services address. Food security is one of the committee's focus areas. In light of recent cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), JFCS C[...]

Golden Valley Rotary names JFCS its 2019 Business of the Year

Rotary presented award to JFCS on Oct. 29Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) is excited to announce that it has been selected as Golden Valley Rotary Club’s 2019 Business of the Year! October is "Economic and Community Development Month" for the Rotary International c[...]