Staff Q&A: New Food Security Program Coordinator Felicia Massey

JFCS and PRISM Food Shelf of Golden Valley have an operating partnership to extend the capacities of both social service agencies to meet the needs of individuals and families experiencing financial hardship and/or food insecurity. Felicia Massey, who recently started as JFCS’ new Food Security P[...]

Do you know people who may need food?

A list of food resources Food is an essential service even, as we observe the Minnesota Stay at Home order. These programs are making every effort to remain in operation and do it safely for all by practicing physical distancing. Meals delivered or to take away— Times, locations, and[...]

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[...]

Support the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign

By Clare Gravon • Food Security Program Coordinator   This month marks the Minnesota Foodshare March Campaign, which brings together community organizations, businesses, and faith communities to help stock nearly 300 food shelves statewide. It is the largest grassroots food and fund dri[...]

The hidden face of hunger

By Clare Gravon • Food Security Program Coordinator   In my role as Food Security Program Coordinator at Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, I spend most of my time in community settings talking to people about food resources – especially the Supplemental Nutrition [...]