Help Us Reach Our 2021 B’Yachad Fundraising Goal

We have raised about $3,000 of our $5,000 goal for our annual B’Yachad Holiday Gift Bag program. Each year, B’Yachad delivers gift bags filled with essential and helpful gifts for about 200 of our neighbors who could use a warm greeting. In addition to making a donation here, you can also help by: Register here to safely […]

2021 B’Yachad Gift Bag Program Planning Has Begun

With Hanukah beginning early this year, planning for the annual B’Yachad Gift Bag program has already begun. JFS invites everyone to support the program’s goal of delivering more than 200 gift bags including items for health and safety and a gift card for home essentials and groceries to our clients in need this year. B’Yachad […]

Making an Impact: More Important Than Ever to Come 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. During her care management assessment, Brenda quietly cried as her JFS case manager offered to ensure she […]

Despite COVID Barriers, B’Yachad Brings People Together

Volunteering is an important way JFS expands the reach of its programs and offers opportunities to engage with the agency, ways to “give back.” The annual B’Yachad Gift Bag Program has, for 10 years, offered several ways to volunteer, either by donating, shopping, wrapping, or delivering gifts to people in need emotionally, financially, or spiritually […]

10th Annual B’Yachad Gift Bag Program Adapts to COVID

In keeping with our tradition, JFS will be leading the B’Yachad Gift Bag program again this year. B’Yachad is our community’s opportunity to contribute to gift bags for people who are experiencing increased levels of isolation and loneliness. They need to know that we care and are thinking about them during the holiday season. We […]

B’Yachad & Brews

Join Us for the 3rd Annual B’Yachad and Brews on Thursday, December 5th!

We’ll meet at Target at the Quarry in Northeast Minneapolis, 1650 New Brighton Blvd at 6 pm to shop for B’Yachad Holiday Gift Program recipients and their families.

Following the shopping spree, we’ll gather at Sociable CiderWerks, 1500 Fillmore St. NE, for complimentary snacks, drinks and non-alcoholic beverages, and a conversation on the work of JFS, and the role of all of us in making Minnesota a warm, welcoming place and empowering immigrant families through JFS.

First of 3 B’Yachad Events Begins Thursday Dec 5

Choose one, two or all three B’Yachad Holiday Gift Program events to participate in! Together, we can make the holidays brighter for more people in our community. But who are these people and what kind of impact does B’Yachad have on their lives? One morning in mid-December, a client who was working with one of […]

Help Wanted For the Annual B’Yachad Gift Program

B’Yachad means “together” in Hebrew. Again this year, JFS will offer the B’Yachad Gift Program to provide clients and other referred individuals with customized gift bags filled with household and personal care items and gifts to enhance joy and wellness. Volunteering to help with the B’Yachad Program provides a perfect opportunity to do a mitzvah […]