Making an Impact – Lack of In-Person Visits Makes Assessment Difficult

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. “I took the need for face to face […]

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 […]

Making an Impact – Client Dies Peacefully in His Own Home

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. While “Charles” had several significant medical diagnoses, dementia […]

Making an Impact – Employment Services Client Earns Paid IT Internship

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. This month’s story comes from our Employment Services […]

Making an Impact – Habitually Homeless Client Finds Stability

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. Two years ago, when Jane became a JFS […]

Making an Impact – Dreams Really Do Come True

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. Sean became a client through JFS’s contract with Ramsey County to provide case management services to people […]

Making an Impact – Help with YMCA Membership Brings Great Joy

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. Through his new insurance provider, Paul became a […]

Making an Impact – Transforming Into a Good Kid

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. When 11-year-old Larry began counseling several years ago […]

Making an Impact – Care Planning

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. Harry, a successful salesman, had a wonderful family–two […]

Making an Impact – Making an Impact Improves Quality of Life

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. The JFS Volunteer Engagement Specialist received a call […]