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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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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