Thank you to everyone who participated in the 9th annual Olivette Turkey Trot on November 24! Together, we raised more than $14,000 for the JFS Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry to continue providing nutritious food to families, individuals, and older adults. We couldn’t have done it without the support of our community!
A growing number of people in our community are facing food insecurity due to the increased costs of groceries and other necessities. The JFS Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry is committed to feeding all those who are hungry. But we need your help. Your gift today will ensure that our shelves remain stocked, and we … Continued
Registration is now open for the annual Olivette Turkey Trot benefitting the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry! Since 2014, this family-friendly 5k walk/run has raised over $58,000 for the pantry and collected hundreds of pounds of donated food. When: Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 24) at 7 a.m. Where: Stacy Park (9750 Old Bonhomme Road, Olivette) … Continued
Applying for Neighborhood Assistant Program (NAP) tax credits with JFS NAP tax credits enable eligible donors to redirect their Missouri tax dollars to non-profits that serve the community. The best part? NAP is mutually beneficial. If eligible, you’ll receive tax benefits and JFS will receive direct funding to provide a critical lifeline to older adults … Continued
JFS’ Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) partners with more than 150 schools across St. Louis to teach children, parents, and teachers about body safety, the warning signs of abuse, and safe internet use. CAPP was recently featured in the St. Louis Jewish Light! Read the article here.
We are thrilled to announce that St. Louis NORC is joining Jewish Family Services. Since NORC and JFS share the mission of promoting independence and autonomy as we age, and connection to community throughout, the integration of the NORC staff into JFS’s Older Adult Services department will benefit existing members and ensure the continuity of … Continued
This year marks JFS’ 150th anniversary; a milestone that recognizes our proud history and looks ahead at our role in the community for generations to come. We invite you to join us for this celebration! Please mark your calendar for an unforgettable evening on Sunday, November 21 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. The gala will include … Continued
Your support helps us meet the growing needs of our community. In times of crisis and in times of hope, we are grateful for your support. Because of you, JFS is able to provide children, families, and seniors in our community with vital services that meet their most basic needs. In the past few months, … Continued
COVID-19 is most acutely affecting those who were already most vulnerable. However, isolation and loneliness, hunger, and financial stress are now also affecting many who had not previously experienced unemployment or other stressful life changes. The need for preventive and support services to keep children and families healthy is as important as ever. In the … Continued
October 2020 JFS Friends, I am very proud of the steps our Board of Directors and the leadership of JFS have taken this past year to adopt a Racial Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement for our organization, and to apply the covenants of this commitment every day at JFS. We believe it is our … Continued