Passover for All Continues Despite COVID-19

Volunteer Engagement Specialist Margie Solomon leads the JFS Passover for All annual event. Faced with unprecedented circumstances and no in-person contact, Margie quickly enlisted help to make sure Passover supplies were delivered to JFS clients. “My husband, two close friends and I quickly and successfully delivered bags filled with Passover supplies to the lobby of […]

February Tribute Gifts

Burt Garr donated in honor of Bonnie Jaffe’s Senior Care Services. Ira Kipp made a gift in honor of the Community Chaplaincy program and Rabbi Lynn Liberman. Eunice Gelb contributed in memory of Michael Pilko and Dr. Leonard Schloff. Joni and Steve Abrahamson donated in honor of the Next Chapter Series and Being Mortal program. […]

More Than 1,100 Hours Donated in 2019

April is National Volunteer Recognition Month, and it’s a great opportunity to express our thanks to the people who support the work of JFS through the selfless contribution of their time, energy and talent. In 2019 we were fortunate to engage 140 volunteers who gave over 1,100 hours in a number of ways, from serving […]

Making an Impact – Client Unaware of COVID-19 Danger

In the Making an Impact series, clients and services are featured to expand awareness of the wide array of help available at JFS and to ensure donors understand the lives they touch and the difference they make throughout the community. Client names have been changed to protect their confidentiality. All (nearly 30) of the JFS social workers […]

Mental Health During These Uncertain Times

Thank you JFCS MPLS for allowing us to share this article offering seven tips on staying mentally strong and calm in the time of COVID-19 written by Leah Persky, Ph.D. and CFLE, Family Life Education Manager at JFCS.

Allyssa Hickman Joins JFS

Allyssa Hickman has joined JFS as a case manager on the disability services team. Allyssa will provide comprehensive case management services for adults with disabilities including complex medical and mental health diagnoses and development disabilities. Allyssa brings years of waiver case management experience with Thomas Allen, Inc.