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MANY WAYS TO HELP

With your support, we are able to give hope and make a critical difference in the lives of the more than 3,500 people we serve and support annually. We offer a variety of ways to help, from a cash gift now to volunteering to estate planning.

Do lasting good in our community by enriching the lives of those who are vulnerable and struggling. There are many ways to use your talent, time and resources to support JFS from sharing our Facebook posts to creating a legacy gift. JFS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

 

Thank you to all of our 2019 donors!

$25,000+

Harvey Braufman

Jewish Federations of North America

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Otto Bremer Trust

St. Paul Jewish Federation

 

$10,000-$24,999

Dr. Jimmy & Stephanie Levine

Lockridge Grindal Nauen

Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation

 

$5,000-$9,999

BOND

Charles Schwab

Charlie Nauen & Pati Jo Pofahl

Mary Dinerstein Endowment Fund

Robert Mersky

Tom & Deb Frishberg

 

$2,500-$4,999

Anonymous

Dr. Arnold & Judy Brier

Dr. Irving & Gwen Lerner

Fidelity Charitable

Mairs and Power

Mildred Miller

Minneapolis Foundation

Ronald J Smith and Diane K Aves

Sharon Benmaman & John Allen

Steve & Rita Levin

Whirlwind Clean and Green

 

$1,000-$2,500

3M Foundation

American Endowment Organization

Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Anonymous

Barry R. & Rena Glaser

Beth & Todd Johnson

Bob Baldinger

Bruce & Annie Matza

Bruce I. and Cindy G. Idelkope

Connie Ross

Dan & Myndal Davis Silver

David & Dede Smith

Deb Fineman & Rich Soule

Debbie Vertelney

Don & Rhoda Mains

Donald Greenebaum Jr. & Beth Honetschlager

Dr. Daniel & Pamela Weisdorf

Dr. David Wark & Mary Ann Barrows Wark

Ethel Smith

Fred & Karen Gordon

Harriet Levy

Harris Company

Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapels

Joanne Messerly

Jodi & Dan Saltzman

Jon & Robin Parritz

Kate Searls & Daniel Rybeck

Luciano & Adriana Kolodny

Mark & Alison Savin

Marvin J. Pertzik Foundation

Michael & Susan Minsberg

Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians

Mitzi & Rich Gramling

Morgan Stanley

Mutual of America

Nancy Karasov

Parritz Family Charitable Fund

Pastor David Holm Chaplain, Senior Care Communities, Inc.

Paul & Lisa Dorn

Paul & Patty Gust

Paul Kaufman & Pat Hayes

Phillip and Susan Fantle

Richard & Rossy Shaller Family Foundation

Roger & Jennifer Kramer

Ruth Strauss

Steve & Ruth Abrahamson

Steve Shafer

Stuart & Lynne Sanders

The Merck Foundation

Vanguard Charitable

 

$500-$999

Alan Milavetz & Bonnie Resnick

Allen & Nancy Levine

Andy Rapoport

Anita Dinerstein

Avrom Brendzel & Ida Dreyfus

Bernie & Deb Weiss

Beth Jacob Congregation

Bremer Bank

Brian & Enrica Zaidman

Brian & Sandy Kamin

Brodie Family

Bruce Noyes

Carol Shapiro

Daniel & Susan Levey

David & Ruth Waterbury

David Feinberg

Diane Hallock

Dr. Jeffrey & Debra Kohen

Drs. Aaron Milbank & Amelia Burgess

Drs. Leslie Hahn and Merrill Biel

Ecolab Foundation

Eric Galatz and Lisa Tiegel

Esti Koen & Andrew Meltzer

Gary Steinman

Helen Adler

Ira & Peggy Kipp

Jeffrey and Debra Kohen Fund

Jeremy R. and Gabrielle H. Minkus

Jerry Helfand & Joan Cleary

Joe & Sandy Wolkowicz

Joel Paper & Rachael Goldberger

Leon & Yolla Levitt

Leonard & Cookie Mastbaum

Lisa Cohen & Amy Jacobson

Lisa Silverberg and Grey Staples

Mark & Elaine Adelman

Mark Usem & Lynn Mandle Usem

Marsha Zimmerman

Melanie M. S. Baumhover

Mendota Heights Volunteer Firemen’s Relief Association

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Michael & Jennifer Wall

Minneapolis Jewish Federation

Neil & Nancy Fink

Neil & Susan Moses-Zirkes

Paster Properties

Paul & Jennifer Bagdade

Philip Halfond

Rabbi Lynn C. Liberman & Elizabeth Barnard

Richard & Joan Newmark

Richard Markovitz

Robert Steinman Charitable Foundation

Ron & Phyllis Ettinger

Ruth Rischall Endowment Fund

Steve & Michelle Shaller

Steve & Wendy Baldinger

Steven Lowenthal

Stewart & Jamie Shacter

Susan Cobin

Ted & Jackie Flaum

VDAC (Vehicle Donation to Any Charity) America’s Best Charities

Will Thomas & Cynthia Launer

 

$250-$499

Alan & Elisa Bernick

Alex Treitler

Anita Lurye-Silver

Anne Geisser

B Kyle, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce

Barbara Hirsekorn

Ben and Joan Rischall

Bill and Susan Robiner

Bob & Jennifer Kaplan

Bob & Sandy Loewenstein

Bonnie & Al (z”l) Abrahamson

Carla Grosmann

Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS), Inc.

Charles & Susan Ward

Chris Kellogg & Jack Leveille

Church of St. Timothy

Daniel & Carolyn Kleinberger

Daniel & Emily Shapiro

David & Sheila Brod

David Knapp & Yasmine Moideen

David Wolkowicz

Dick Van Deusen & Marjorie Sigel

Dr. Brian M. & Judith Krasnow

Dr. Jim & Joanne Smith

Dr. Katherine Guthrie

Dr. Mitchell Wittenberg & Jaine Strauss

Dr. Paul & Rhoda Redleaf

Dr. Rick & Diane Smookler

Dr. Robert & Linda Perry

Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz & Carolyn Levy

Elaine Steinman

Harold & Judy Kuller

Henry & Janice Snyder

Howard & Karen Gochberg

Hennion & Walsh, Inc.

Janet Kampf

Jason & Jacy Grais

Jeff Natzke and John Frisk

Jewish Community Relations Council

Joanie Levey

Joe & Adela Peskorz

Joe & Jane Goldberger

Jonathan & Becca Kvasnik

Julie Wagner

Katherine and Kevin Schill

Kyle & Nathan Luebke

Lee Litman

Linda Alter

Loren & Rosie Geller

Louis & Janice Leichter

Mall of America

Margie & Larry Solomon

Mark Fellman & Robin Caplan

Michael Niedorf

Mike & Stacy Dockman

Morgan MacBain

Nancy Flynn

Network For Good

Nicolas & Jennifer Strauss-Klein

Peter Douglas & Anne Strasser

Phil & Renae Goldman

Rabbi Adam & Cantor Rachel Stock Spilker

Rabbi Esther Adler & Rob Lebowitz

Randi Roth

Rebecca Glass

Redpath and Company

Richard and Nancy Dana

Ross Kahn

Ruth and David Olkon

Ruth Ann Rose

Sally and Charles Jorgensen

Scott Bunin

Stuart & Martha Schmitz

Stuart Appelbaum & Jean King

Stuart Management Corporation, Wellington Activities

Sue Tobachnik and Arnie Berman

Susan Siegfried

The Ben and Joan Rischall Family Fund

The Family of Fred Hirsekorn

Thomson Reuters

Tim & Sheila Gothmann

Tom & Janine Braman

Troy Beugen

Vladimir Frolov

Warren & Susanne Cohen

Yelena Abramovich

 

$100-$249

Alla Haspel

Allan & Helen Rossman

Amy & Jeff Alch

Anita Raymond

Anne Rizzo-Donovan

Annette and Victor Sandler

Arlene Alm

Aurora on France

Barbara L. Harris & Madeline B. Harris

Barbara Winthrop

Barbie Levine & Sara Lynn Newberger

Bea Roitman Johnson

Ben & Bree Axelrod

Benjamin Silberglitt

Bert Kritzer

Betsy and Pola Rest

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Bonnie Jaffe

Brad & Carolyn Borow Moore

Brian & Laura Millberg

Burt & Lucille Garr

Casey Gores

Catherine and Richard Girgenti

Chaplain Shawn Latourelle

Charles & Maureen Davidson

Charles & Terri Stander

Charles Anderson & Jeri Glick-Anderson

Charles Levine & Marjorie Dana-Levine

Charlie & Dina Goodman

Chris & Vic Rosenthal

Cino Adelson

Cliff & Donna Cohen

Dan & Denise Jacobus

Dan & Gilda Gieske

Dan Haupt

Dan Rischall

David & Laura Honan

David & Theresa Glaser

Deborah Brown

Deborah Evans

Debra Krawetz

Devora Molitor

Donald & Marjorie Frishberg

Dori Denelle

Doug Moses & Leah Goldstein Moses

Dr. Elliott & Cheryl Francke

Dr. Larry & Sue Savett

Dr. Mitchell & Sally Rubinstein

Dr. Paul & Karen Schanfield

Dr. Rick Brody & Margaret Flynn

Drs. David Rischall & Flora Soumekh

Dudley Flamm

Dylan & Marcia Woods-Weisman

Ed & Sandy Abramson

Elaine Dufresne

Elizabeth Alpert

Ellen Mack & Tom Bates

Ellen Seesel

Ellen T and Peter C Brown

Eric & JoAnn Pasternack

Erika Lefton

Euan & Jane Kerr

Fred Dulles and Cathy Jordan

Gary & Jane Smith

Gary Thomsen

Geoff & Jennifer Mason

Giulia Girgenti

Haddie Derechin

Harry & Nina Rosefelt

Howard Mironov & Janet Dubinsky

Howard Tomar & Judy Smith

Irina & Mikhail Margolin

Jack & Bobbi Schribman

Jacque Olson

James & Karen Forman

James & Robin Lackner

James Bakke

James Liston & Dr. Sandra Rosenberg

Jay & Karen Rosen

Jay Krasnow

Jean Witson

Jeff & Barb Skochil

Jeff Prauer & Barb Grossman

Jeff Winston

Jeffrey & Katherine Tane

Jeffrey and Judith Gelfand

Jim & Sandy Rutzick

Joanna Lowinger

Joel Glaser and Jethra Kapp

John and Norma Davidson

Judge Richard & Liz Spicer

Julia Wayne

Julienne Applebaum

Karen Hessel and Isaac Rischall

Karen Hites

Katherine Gay Hadley

Kent & Karen Simon

Kevin & Lisa Walker

Kim Ross

Leah Krawetz

Lee Sperling

Len & Joyce Levitan

Leslie Martin

Lori Vanderhider

Luba Royzenfeld

Lyngblomsten Foundation

Maggie Matz

Margo Crouch

Mark & Inna Milstein

Mark & Jill Cohen

Mark and Melissa Hortman

Mark Ratner and Marci Frost

Martin & Ellen Sampson

Marvin Pertzik

Maya Levine

Metro Sales

Michael & Erin Waldman

Michael Katzman

Michael Zaslofsky & Mary Van Slyke-Zaslofsky

Mike Rust

Miles & Linda Braufman

Mindy Geisser

Molly Kitching

Mt. Zion Temple

Naomi Perman

Nathan & Barb Paradise

Neal & Susan Shapiro

Olga Kazarina-Margolina

Pam and Jeffrey Orren

Patricia Rogin Pearson

Paul & Lois Bloomberg

Phillip Cohen & Mary Youle

Phillip Geller & Nancy Goldstein

Phyllis Long

Ray Conroe & Maureen Shannon

Raymond Phillips

Renaissance Charitable Foundation

Richard Epstein & Melissa Weisman

Robert Karon

Robert Zelle

Ronald Krank

Ronny & Sandra Loew

Sally Lorberbaum

Scott & Sheri Yarosh

Serene Engler and Phil Marks

Sergei Shvetzoff

Sharyn E. Pesses

Sheldon & Dee Finver

Sherm & Jan Ringer

Shirley Kulevsky

Sophie Frishberg

Stephen Gordon & Pat Gavan-Gordon

Steve & Barb Godes

Steve & Gail Brand

Steve & Stephanie Greenstein

Stuart & Phyllis Goldbarg

Stuart Bear & Marsha Schoenkin

Susan Saxl and Robert Kramer

Susan Watchman

Tammy Pettigrew

Ted & Elaine Kvasnik

Thomas & Vicki Hurwitz

Tim & Wendy Oskey

Tim Rumsey & Rosemary Reger-Rumsey

Tom & Sue Stillman

Tom Kigin & Donna Avery Kigin

US Bank

Vadim Lender

Valerie Pace

Walter & Lois Baum

William Leo Tilton

Wyman Spano & Marcia Avner

Yakov & Anna Estraykh

Yuriy & Irina Natarius

 

$1-$99

Aaron Rosenthal

Adam Garen and Alison Brueggemann

Agnes Pilko

Agnes Trouche

Alana and Thomas Petersen

Alden Hoffman

Alexander Amnuel & Stephanie Lonetti

Alla Valdberg

Allan & Kathy Share

Allison Roba

Amazon Smile

Amy Ariel & Liddy Rich

Amy Farber

Amy Susman-Stillman

Anatoliy Shapiro

Andy & Judy Halper

Anna Spektor

Anna Zelenyuk

Anne Stevens

Annette Larson

April M. Shaw

Arkadiy Sokolovskiy

Arnold Usem

Aron & Ellen Rolnitzky

Arthur T. Himmelman

Avi-Natan Zadaka and Jenna Basman Zadaka

Barbara Frank

Barbara Kaster

Barbara S. Levie

Barbara Sarapas

Barry C. Rosenman

Barry Greenwald

Batya Spector

Bernice Bernick

Bernie Miller

Bert & Anna Walter

Bert & Rosalyn Strimling

Betty Baumgarten

Beverly Flaum

Bill & Mary Lerman

Bill Lauer and Pam Winthrop Lauer

Brian Serle

Bruce & Julie Cohen

Bruce Kessler

Bruno Chaouat & Monica Kelly

Carol Ahlquist

Carol Gurstelle

Carol Whitman

Cary Libman

Charlie & Sally Bans

Cheryl Anderson

Dale E Grossman

Dan & Nancy Klausner

Dan Kantar

David & Margo Fox

David & Rochelle Rottenberg

David Milavetz

David Porter

David Stamps

Davida Alperin & Rabbi Sharon Stiefel

Dede Wolfson

Dianne Siegel

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dora & Mark Lender

Doug Lemons

Dr. Barry & Janice Godes

Dr. Erwin Farkas

Dr. Leonard & Linda Schloff

Dr. Milton and Marilyn Ozar

Dr. Peter & Madee Wilton

Dr. Richard Weil & Lindsay Nauen

Drs. Michael & Cindy Garr

Drs. Todd & Judi Marshall

Earl Schwartz & Nina Samuels

Elaine & Mike Savick

Elizabeth Seehawer

Ella Baskina

Ella Kordysh

Elliot Siegel

Ellis & Riva Nolley

Emma Stout

Eric & Sara Rice

Eric & Sue Lund

Erin Baldinger

Felicia Weingarten

Floyd Knight & Belina Reisman

Frank & Cookie Gordon

Gail H Hanson and Curtis J Oliver

Gail Rosenberg

Gayle Hackner

Gennadiy Epshteyn & Margarita Kharshan

Georgia A Usdin

Glenn E. and Karen E. Berg-Moberg

Gordon & Carol Altshuler

Greg & Meredith Anderson

Harriet Lane

Harvey & Bobby Berwin

Hazel Chase

Heidi Gedis-Grimsby

Heidi Tarshish

Henry & Debbie Brandis

Herbert & Marcia Bernick

Hoang Murphy

Howard & Arlene Kurs

Howard & Suzanne Malmon

Ilia Boroda and Asia Kogan

Inessa Sukhanova

Inna and Cary Geller

Inna R. Shargorodsky and Savva Balayan

Ioni Gueron & Laura Pizer-Gueron

Ira & Marina Gorina

Ira & Peggy Deneholz

Jacob & Elaine Govze

James & Marcella Kahn

Jane Belgum and Daniel Steen

Janet Gabor

Jason & Laurie Fink

Jeff & Melanie Goldetsky

Jeff Burton & Varda Nauen

Jeffrey and Susan Summit

Jeffrey Feldman

Jenny Winkelman

Jerald Glantz & Dr. Debra Caspers

Jerry & Louise Segal

Jerry & Sue Schwartz

Jerry Silverman

Jerry Waldman & Judith Belzer

Joan Farber

Joan Yearous

Joel & Janet Knoepfler

Joel Levenson

Johanna Lester

Johanna Vohnoutka

John & Susan Flynn

John Allison & Rebecca Picard

John Plano & Shelley Robbins

Jonathan & Kate Eisenthal

Jonathan & Rachel Zimmerman

Jonathan and Mary Ann Grad

Joseph Leon Rine

Joshua Rolnitzky

Joyce M Getchell

Judith Marvy

Judy Sharken Simon & Chris Simon

Jules & Janice Goldstein

Julie and James Friedman

Julie Swiler

Kale Nerison & Deborah Thorson-Nerison

Karen Shapiro

Katie Goldman MacDonald

Ken & Molly Garelick

Laura Erwin

Leonid Moyseyevich Khait

Les Novak

Leslie Gerstman

Linda Woessner

Lisa Brenner

Liz Cassel

Lloyd & Phyllis Robinson

Lloyd & Vicki Stern

Lois Bette Levine (z”l)

Lorin Godes

Lorraine Hertz

Maggie Madden

Marc & Jo Ellyn Cohen

Marcia Levine

Marcia Zappa

Marilyn Parker

Marilyn Wert

Mark & Michelle Schuleman

Martha and Ernie Gulner

Marv & Doreen Greenblat

Matt Leichter

Melissa Krasnow and Danley Chan

Merton & Patricia Horne

Michael & Polly Saxon

Michael Bander

Michael Belzer

Michael Kanner

Michael Kuhne & Amanda Roll-Kuhne

Mike and Rima Dvorkin

Mike Neren & Barbara Krovitz-Neren

Mikhail & Klara Grinberg

Mitch & Margie Fink

Mort Naiman

Nancy Fushan

Neal & Barbara Frank

Nina Leikikh

Orit and Michel Rouache

Pam Passman

Paula Bernstein

Pauline Boss and Dudley Riggs

Pearl Rosen

Petro Shishkin & Nelya Shishkina

Rabbi Tamar Magill-Grimm and Andrew Magill

Rabbi Zalman & Nechama Bendet

Raline Paper

Ralph Wittcoff

Ray & Elissa Getsug

Rebecca and Shane Noecker

Re’ema Absey

Regina Klachko

Rena Waxman

Renee Rubenstein

Rick Linsk & Nancy Crotti

Rita Grossman

Rochelle S Stillman

Roger & Amy Matza

Rolla Breitman

Ron & Elaine Goren

Roxanne and Gary Portnoy

Roxanne Markoff

Ruth Ann Schumeister

Ryan Lohr

Sally Abrams

Scott & Cori Rutchick

Scott Burstein

Scott M. Goldberg

Shane & Mavis Goldstein

Sharon Lazarus

Sheri Bergen Brown

Sherman Devitt

Sherri Weitzman

Shirley Ungar

Shirley Vinitsky

Sofya Introlegator

Solomon & Mira Bobrov

Stan & Jo Ellen Robins

Steve & Barbara Wolf

Steve & Betsy Sitkoff

Steven & Amy Boley

Sue Shea

Susan Grupe

Svetlana & Vladimir Rabinstein

Target Corporation

Tatiana Kan

Thomas Wolfe & Sally Silk

Timothy Zuel

Tom & Ardis Wexler

Tom & Randy Edelstein

Tom Cytron-Hysom

Tom Lipschultz

Tomi R Calhoun

Toni McNaron

Valentina Panchenko

Victoria & Charles (z”l) Fodor

Vilyam & Marlena Kogan

Virginia Belden-Charles

Virginia Merritt

Vitali Gueron

Vladimir & Galina Dreyster

William Shore

Yuliya Verenych

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