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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
B’Yachad means “together” in Hebrew, and JFS is pleased to continue its annual tradition of coming together with the community to provide JFS clients and other referred individuals in need with gifts to let them know they are being thought of during the holiday season. In keeping with our commitment to respond to the needs of both the […]
All of the B’yachad wrap-up activities have been completed. The few remaining supplies have been distributed to other organizations serving the needy; all data entry done; debriefing B’Yachad committee chairs; and saying thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s program so successful. This thank you note recently arrived at JFS. “Once again I’m […]