Chesed Makes All the Difference

At the end of the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays, JFCS would like to take a moment to reflect on Chesed, the Jewish value of actions rooted in empathy and compassion. […]

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Thank You to Our Hanukkah Helpers

“At this time of year, when the sun is most hidden, the holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the rays of hope and light.” -Rafael Goldstein   For many years, with the generous help […]

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JFCS Statement Regarding the Verdict in the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

JFCS stands in solidarity with the family of Ahmaud Arbery and their Georgia community as the jury in the trial of Ahmaud’s killers returned a guilty verdict.   While this verdict […]

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A Thanksgiving Meal for All

Every year JFCS prepares Thanksgiving baskets for our most vulnerable clients. This year, 258 individuals from 85 families will enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with their loved ones. How do we make it happen?  […]

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MOSAIC 2022 Nominations are Open

The Jewish value of Kavod guides us to respect the undeniable humanity of each person. Over the past 100 years, JFCS has done just that – provide comprehensive social services to all in Greater Louisville […]

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JFCS Navigate and Wells Fargo reimagine technical assistance for entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur who doesn’t know much about human resources, e-commerce or accounting, what do you do? How do you keep it from limiting your business growth? Entrepreneurs can’t […]

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Celebrating Another Year of Expanding Possibilities

Over the course of the past year, many of our clients went through a career transition, became the full-time caregiver of a loved one or began experiencing anxiety and stress unlike […]

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Service in Action with the Marjorie & Robert Kohn Pledge 13 Program

Earlier in 2021, JFCS relaunched the Marjorie & Robert Kohn Pledge 13 Program. Through the program, JFCS offers bar and bat mitzvah students an opportunity to participate in meaningful service […]

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JFCS Feeding Families Food Drive 2021 a Huge Success!

Thanks to you – our generous donors and community partners – JFCS is excited to announce that our 2021 Feeding Families Food Drive was a huge success! From Rosh Hashanah […]

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JFCS Announces New Board of Directors Members

Jewish Family & Career Services is excited to announce the appointment of new board members Carly Geer Mason and Judge Derwin Webb. Carly Geer Mason is a Louisville native whose […]

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JFCS Names David L. Finke, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer

Jewish Family & Career Services is pleased to share the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, David L. Finke, Ph.D., following an exhaustive national and local search. Finke will […]

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JFCS Feeding Families Food Drive 2021

Jewish Family & Career Services is excited to announce our annual Feeding Families Food Drive is back in 2021! From Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur, we ask that members of […]

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Shabbos Friends is back again!

Earlier this month, Jewish Family & Career Services welcomed back volunteers of the JFCS Doris L. & Theodore B. Meyers Shabbos Friends Program. The volunteers each visited Louisville-area senior living […]

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Executive Leadership Update from JFCS

Jewish Family & Career Services is pleased to share the appointment of Interim CEO, James Rose, following Deb Frockt’s departure at the end of May 2021. James’ for-profit experience includes […]

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No-Contact Food Drives in June

As our community returns to a sense of normalcy, JFCS continues to see consistency in the number of people still experiencing food insecurity. In May alone, over 260 individuals and […]

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MOSAIC 2021: Possibilities, Expanded!

A week has passed since MOSAIC 2021, and we are still honored and humbled by the generous contributions made by our sponsors and community supporters, like you. Our annual awards […]

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