‘As the time went on, we became friends’

JFCS senior outreach visitor volunteer Ester cherishes memories from her time with Elisabeth   After a 43-year career teaching high school, Ester decided she wanted to do “something useful” in retirement, so she called JFCS and asked to see what volunteer opportunities were available. S[...]

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.[...]

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources for Clergy

When people are caring for loved ones with memory loss, often the first person they reach out to are clergy members. They are looking for resources to help them provide care, want to talk about their guilt as caregivers, and sometimes are simply frustrated because of the new behaviors their loved o[...]