February Tribute Gifts

Marjorie Sigel donated in memory of Rita Stollman Levin. Brian M. Krasnow contributed to the Brian and Judith R. Krasnow Fund for Senior Services congratulating his cousin on his milestone achievement as Public Safety Director/Police Chief for Plymouth, Minnesota. April Shaw made a gift in honor of Hayley Lande becoming a Bat Mitzvah at Shir […]

Next Chapter Series Meets April 18

The Next Chapter Series will meet on Sunday, April 18 from 10:00 to 11:30AM via Zoom. Women who are navigating mid-life challenges are invited to join this popular series to re-imagine new possibilities for the future and to take the first steps in moving forward. The interactive series will inspire and energize you as you […]

Caregiver Conference Free and Open to the Public

JFS is partnering with JFCS to host Keeping the Spirit Alive, a conference for caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia that will be offered on Sunday, May 2 from 9AM to 2:45PM. This bi-annual conference is designed to support caregivers and let them know that they are not alone on their journey. […]

Making an Impact: Art Brings Isolated Senior and Volunteer Together

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. “Kate,” an isolated senior, called to request support and social interaction from a JFS volunteer. She was […]

Volunteers Needed for Passover for All

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul (JFS) is recruiting volunteers for Passover for All, an annual community outreach effort. In partnership with the Minnesota JCC, kosher-for-Passover food and supplies are provided to families to help them celebrate the holiday. There are three opportunities to help with this community outreach effort. First, a gift of $36 […]

Caroline Bednar Returns to JFS

Caroline Bednar has rejoined the staff at JFS as a UCare Care Coordinator. Caroline returns to JFS after serving as a case management assistant in the Electronic Home Monitoring Unit of the Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation with Hennepin County. Prior to that position, she was a disability services case manager for three years […]

January Tribute Gifts

Mitchell Wittenberg and Jaine Strauss donated in honor of Debbie Vertelney and all she does on behalf of JFS and its staff and clients. Rena Glaser contributed to honor Jan Ringer’s birthday. Bruce Goodman made a gift in memory of Rita Stollman Levin.

Next Powerful Tools Class Begins in April

Registration is being accepted for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week educational series that has been shown to have a positive impact on caregiver’s health. The class will meet from 4:00 to 5:30PM via Zoom each Thursday from April 8 through May 13. It is important to take time to care for yourself, so you […]