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[...]

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 [...]

29th Annual Benefit Video: Food and Basic Needs

JFCS held its 29th Annual Benefit on Saturday, Dec. 2. During the evening we showed this video, demonstrating how JFCS programs address basic needs and food security. These programs include Kosher Meals on Wheels, Emergency Financial Assistance, Jewish Free Loan Program, and assistance for qualifyin[...]