Stock the Pantry for the Summer

When the JFCS Sonny & Janet Food Pantry asks the community for help – You Respond! We need some specific items this summer to provide variety and accommodate various dietary […]

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New Beginnings – A Passover Message

Each year on Passover as we commemorate the exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt, we celebrate themes of spring, renewal and beginnings. Items on the Seder plate remind us […]

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Meet Frank Schwartz – 2022 MOSAIC Award Honoree

Frank Schwartz is a born community organizer and leader who exudes compassion in all his endeavors. Born in Budapest, Mr. Schwartz escaped from Hungary in 1956 seeking refuge with his […]

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Meet Juan Gustavo Polo, M.D. – 2022 MOSAIC Award Honoree

Dr. Juan Polo was one of the first Cuban American physicians in Louisville to obtain his medical credentialing to practice medicine in the United States and has been serving the […]

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Meet Weiling Liu – 2022 MOSAIC Award Honoree

Ms. Weiling Liu is a professor and head of the Office of Libraries Technology (OLT) at the University of Louisville (UofL). OLT manages systems and provides technical support for UofL […]

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Meet Jose Neil Donis – 2022 MOSAIC Award Honoree

Jose Neil Donis is an entrepreneur, community activist, and mentor who has made a meaningful impact in Louisville through his leadership at Al Dia en America, the first Spanish Language […]

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Meet Faten Abdullah, M.D. – 2022 MOSAIC Award Honoree

Dr. Faten Abdullah is a dedicated health care worker as well as compassionate mentor. After completing her medical degree, Dr. Abdullah operated Reproductive Health and Family, Maternal and Child Health, […]

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Meet Our 2022 MOSAIC Award Honorees

JFCS proudly announces our 2022 MOSAIC Honorees: Faten Abdullah, M.D. Jose Neil Donis Weiling Liu Juan Gustavo Polo, M.D. Frank Schwartz These five individuals have not only made incredible contributions […]

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Bingo Project Gives Back to the Community

Since the pandemic began, one of our highest priorities as an agency has been to ensure our clients and our community have food security. The JFCS Sonny & Janet Meyer […]

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Op-Ed: “KY Schools Need Mental Health Professionals, Not Armed Officers”

On Monday, February 14th, the Louisville Courier-Journal published an op-ed co-authored by JFCS CEO David L. Finke, Ph.D. and the Louisville Urban League President & CEO Sadiqa Reynolds focusing on […]

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We Need Kindness More Than Ever

Two years into the pandemic, it’s safe to say that most of us are really feeling the weight of it all: balancing work, family, friends, and health during ever-changing circumstances. […]

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David L. Finke, Ph.D. Selected as 2022 Alden Fellow

JFCS is proud to share that our CEO, David L. Finke, Ph. D., was selected by the Community Foundation of Louisville as a 2022 Alden Fellow. Since 2014, the Community […]

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Meet Valecia Quinn, JFCS Navigate Director

JFCS Navigate Director Valecia Quinn has only been with us for less than a year, but she’s already making an impact, showcasing our services for local entrepreneurs and meeting with […]

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NJHSA Statement Following the Hostage Crisis at Congregation Beth Israel

JFCS echoes the statement below from the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies. If you or anyone you know need support in the aftermath of this traumatic experience, please reach […]

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Mentorship Runs in the Family – Landry’s Story

Before JFCS Navigate client Landry Dunn ever considered a career in the insurance industry, his would-be mentors were already encouraging him to try it out. Even with his father Larry, […]

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Supporting Afghan Parolees in Louisville

Since August, Greater Louisville has welcomed over 180 individuals from Afghanistan. These individuals and families are known as parolees, meaning they were given entrance to the United States on a temporary basis because of humanitarian reasons. We […]

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