Give2017: Generations of Change

By Angie Podvin • Donor Services & Annual Campaign Manager   David and Esther’s (pseudonyms) story begins nearly 30 years ago, when they first turned to JFCS for help. They and their three children were facing chronic homelessness due to their ongoing challenges in maintaining steady[...]

Why I give: Jackie’s story

By Jackie Henning • JFCS Grant Writer and Parent-Child Home Program Partnership Coordinator   As JFCS’ Annual Campaign, Give2017, kicks off, we are sharing personal stories from people about why they give to the campaign.   Everyone has at least one giving story. Here’s m[...]

Give2017: Klara’s story

By Angie Podvin • Donor Services & Annual Campaign Manager   At Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, our mission is to provide essential services to people of all ages and backgrounds to sustain healthy relationships, ease suffering and offer support in times of need.[...]

Give2017: Reaching Our Goals and Sustaining Our Jewish Values

By Dana Rubin • Development Director   At Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, serving people of all backgrounds is critical to our mission. We are proud to share this wherever and whenever possible, but we less often talk about why we serve all people. Quite simply, w[...]

JFCS deeply grateful to community for a hugely successful Give2016 campaign

By Angie Podvin • Donor Services & Annual Campaign Manager   With deep gratitude, JFCS Board and Staff would like to thank those who supported Give2016. Through the collective generosity of more than 1,160 Annual Campaign donors, Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis e[...]